September 17, 2008

HOW WOULD ONE RESPECT WHAT DOES NOT EXIST?:

After vows to respect sovereignty, U.S. strikes again in Pakistan (Saeed Shah, 9/17/08, McClatchy Newspapers)

A U.S. missile strike today in Pakistan further inflamed relations between the two anti-terrorism allies, hours after the U.S. military chief vowed to “respect Pakistan’s sovereignty.”

The strike against suspected militants in Pakistan’s tribal area, which runs along the Afghan border, is thought to be the sixth such attack this month. It came as Washington is demanding that Islamabad do more to prevent Taliban and Al Qaeda extremists from using its territory.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 17, 2008 8:12 PM
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