Tag Archives | War

Is war with Iran inevitable?

As tensions between Iran and the west escalate, and US politicians call for regime change, Susanna Rustin talks to former foreign secretary Sir¬†Malcolm Rifkind and Iranian-British academic Abbas Edalat, founder of the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran, about Iran’s nuclear programme and the likelihood of war. ¬† Malcolm Rifkind: I do not […]

NATO attack threatens war on militants: Pakistan

December 1, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis NATO attack threatens war on militants: Pakistan 01 Dec 2011 Pakistan, enraged by a NATO cross-border attack that killed 24 soldiers, could end support for the U.S.-led war on of militancy if its sovereignty is violated again, the foreign minister said, warning that “enough is enough.” The South Asian […]

Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US

December 2, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US 01 Nov 2011 U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with ‘al-Qaida,’ top national security lawyers in the Obama regime said Thursday. The lawyers were asked at a national security conference about the CIA killing of […]

Pakistan PM: No more "business as usual" with U.S.

November 29, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Pakistan PM: No more “business as usual” with U.S. 28 Nov 2011 Pakistan’s prime minister ruled out “business as usual” with the United States on Monday after a NATO attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and the army threatened to curtail cooperation over the war in Afghanistan. “Business as usual […]

Pakistan has had enough | Simon Tisdall

Readers of Dawn newspaper, commenting online, were in no doubt how the Pakistani government should respond to Saturday’s killing by US forces of 24 soldiers on Pakistan’s side of the Afghan border. “Pakistan should acquire anti-aircraft defence systems … so that in the future Pakistan can give Nato forces a proper reply,” said Ali. “This […]

Pakistan’s reaction to border post air strike leaves Nato tactics in disarray

Nato‘s prosecution of the war in Afghanistan has been thrown into disarray following the deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers in an alleged Nato air attack on a border post, wrecking hopes of improved co-operation on either side of the border. Amid reports of potential reprisal attacks, US and allied commanders now face a diplomatic nightmare […]