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Old 05-13-2011, 07:34 AM
 
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Seems their idea of revenge for the killing of OBL is to blow up 80+ of their own people.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:36 AM
 
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Yeah..seemed odd to me as well when I read that.
Maybe they are mad at Pakistan for not protecting him better.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:37 AM
 
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Seems their idea of revenge for the killing of OBL is to blow up 80+ of their own people.
The taliban are in Afghanistan. The people killed were in Pakistan. I guess to you they are all the same?
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:39 AM
 
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Seems their idea of revenge for the killing of OBL is to blow up 80+ of their own people.
The have the faces of men, but the minds of animals.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:41 AM
 
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The taliban are in Afghanistan. The people killed were in Pakistan. I guess to you they are all the same?
The Taliban is in Pakistan also. They just weren't in power like in Afghanistan. They have been quite active in attempting to manipulate and fight the Pakistani government. Much of the ISI is in cohoots with the Taliban.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:44 AM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere Arkansas
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The taliban are in Afghanistan. The people killed were in Pakistan. I guess to you they are all the same?
The taliban are in the tribal regions of pakistan as well as afghanistan and yes, they do carry out attacks in pakistan as well.


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The Taliban, alternative spelling Taleban,[4] (طالبان ṭālibān, meaning "students" in Arabic) is an Islamist militia group that ruled large parts of Afghanistan from September 1996 onwards. Although in control of Afghanistan's capital (Kabul) and most of the country for five years, the Taliban's Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan gained diplomatic recognition from only three states: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. After the attacks of September 11 2001 the Taliban regime was overthrown by Operation Enduring Freedom. The Taliban mostly fled to neighboring Pakistan where they regrouped as an insurgency movement to fight the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (established in late 2001) and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).[5]

Most Taliban leaders were influenced by Deobandi fundamentalism. Many also strictly follow the social and cultural norm called Pashtunwali. The Taliban movement is primarily made up of members belonging to Pashtun tribes, the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan.[6] The main leader of the Taliban movement is Mullah Mohammed Omar.[7] Omar's original commanders were "a mixture of former small-unit military commanders and madrassa teachers.[8] While in power, the Taliban enforced one of the strictest interpretations of Sharia law ever seen in the Muslim world,[9] and became notorious internationally for their treatment of women.[10] Women were forced to wear the burqa in public.[11] They were allowed neither to work nor to be educated after the age of eight, and until then were permitted only to study the Qur'an.[10] They were not allowed to be treated by male doctors unless accompanied by a male chaperon, which led to illnesses remaining untreated. They faced public flogging in the street, and public execution for violations of the Taliban's laws.......[12]
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:44 AM
 
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The newspapers should not be promulgating their message of revenge.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:45 AM
 
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The have the faces of men, but the minds of animals.
They believe they are doing god's work.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:45 AM
 
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The have the faces of men, but the minds of animals.
You are insulting animals.
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:48 AM
 
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The newspapers should not be promulgating their message of revenge.
If their idea of revenge is blowing themselves up it might sink in to many that America isnt your enemy..
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