Tag Archives: Karzai

Adm. Mullen states Pakistan’s ISI Works with Terrorists!

©Bridgette @ WTPOTUS 2011

If  Only…the Terrorists Would Unclench their Fists

and Other Failed Obama Foreign Policies…!

4

In a surprise testimony before Congress the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, accused the Pakistani government’s intelligence agency (ISI) of supporting and enabling  the Haqqani terrorists.  The Haqqani network is a Pakistani based  group affiliated with  both the Taliban and Al Queda.  They are  considered the  greatest threat to US  and NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Continue reading

Tread Marks for General McChrystal?

“The Runaway General”

Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan

 

By  Michael Hastings, Rolling Stone, June 22,  2010

‘How’d I get screwed into going to this dinner?” demands Gen. Stanley McChrystal. It’s a Thursday night in mid-April, and the commander of all U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan is sitting in a four-star suite at the Hôtel Westminster in Paris. He’s in France to sell his new war strategy to our NATO allies – to keep up the fiction, in essence, that we actually have allies. Since McChrystal took over a year ago, the Afghan war has become the exclusive property of the United States. Opposition to the war has already toppled the Dutch government, forced the resignation of Germany’s president and sparked both Canada and the Netherlands to announce the withdrawal of their 4,500 troops. McChrystal is in Paris to keep the French, who have lost more than 40 soldiers in Afghanistan, from going all wobbly on him.

“The dinner comes with the position, sir,” says his chief of staff, Col. Charlie Flynn.

McChrystal turns sharply in his chair.

“Hey, Charlie,” he asks, “does this come with the position?”

McChrystal gives him the middle finger.

Continue reading