Monday, September 22, 2008

Not Oops! Pakastani Allies Fire on US Helicopters!

Oops! or Not Oops? Our "Bush League" President does not seem able to protect our troops from supposed allies.
clipped from www.reuters.com

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani troops fired on two U.S. helicopters that intruded into Pakistani airspace on Sunday night, forcing them to turn back to Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani security official said on Monday.


It was the second such incident in a week, and reflects frayed relations with the United States over Pakistan's failure to act more forcibly against Islamist fighters in the tribal lands bordering Afghanistan.


The number of missile attacks by U.S. drone aircraft in the remote tribal areas has multiplied in recent weeks.

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