Bhutto not assasinated

Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by firemandivi, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. firemandivi

    firemandivi They drank my Tooters

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    Bullsh!t

    if they intercepted the phone call, they must have known about the attack beforehand

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071228/ts_afp/pakistanattacksbhuttoministry
     

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    She was shot. Tupac and Biggie were assasinated.



    Thank you Chris Rock.
     
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    Hmmm All starts to point back to the ISI to me. :twitch:
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    That's extremely false reasoning.
     
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    firemandivi They drank my Tooters

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    It stands to reason that if they we're listening to the person after the attack they where probably listening before the attack. how is that false reasoning?
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    Because they could easily have been listening to a known AQ operative anyhow. Just because they overheard him congratulate the attack in NO WAY means the AQ guy (or the government) knew who was involved. It doesn't say he planned the attack...and even if he did, he might have done it in person, via coded messages, whatever.

    The very cellular structure of AQ, in fact, argues for this.

    This is the kind of reasoning that people use to justify their crackpot 9/11 theories, or how many Middle Easterners justify their belief that the Jews and America are behind everything bad that happens in the world.
     
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    The "Must have known" part.
    I kinda doubt they did the op planning over the phone. :clue:
     
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    The bomber also apparently fired three times at her but missed, Cheema said.

    When she ducked, she hit the lever of the sunroof of the car that was to speed her away from a campaign rally as she was gearing up to contest parliamentary elections set for January 8.

    "The lever struck near her right ear and fractured her skull," Cheema said. "There was no bullet or metal shrapnel found in the injury."


    I would still call that an assasination.
     
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    Except that the guy receiving the congrats is a top enemy of the state and has been involved in many such plots, so they must've been doing all they could to keep track of the guy.
     
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    OK, but AQ operates by giving autonomy to cells to conduct operations, and eliminating chains-of-command and knowledge of specific ops. They go directly against the kind of organization that would give a financier knowledge of what a small cell was doing, and an operations commander potential knowledge of what a certain ops cell was doing. He might know that someone was planning to kill Bhutto at some point, but not known who, where, or when...

    And as Dave points out, the fact they they were monitoring him doesn't mean he could've been involved in something they didn't catch on to...
     
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    firemandivi They drank my Tooters

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    I'll agree with that reasoning. I know it will never happen but it would be interesting to know exactly what information the government had on this top enemy of the state.
     
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    Of course not, they use Craigslist :busted:
     
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    So you're saying the assassin was UKJason?
     
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    Thanks for the tip, I'll mention that at the next cell "BBQ and evil ploting" meet. :lighten::thumb::beerjam:
     
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    prime minister suicide-bomber?
     
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    I suppose I should have qualified my statement with:

    "Jazz hands not applicable"....