Monday, February 08, 2010

School bombing exposes Obama’s secret war inside Pakistan By sudhan

The Sunday Times/UK, February 7, 2010

A resident attempts to rescue female students from the rubble of a bombing which hit near a school in Timergara

Victims trapped in the rubble after a suicide bombing at the opening of a school for girls in the northwestern Pakistani town of Dir last week

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Christina Lamb
THE discovery of three American soldiers among the dead in a suicide bombing at the opening of a girls’ school in the northwestern Pakistan town of Dir last week reignited the fears of many Pakistanis that Washington was set on invading their country.

Barack Obama has banned the Bush-era term “war on terror” and dithered about sending extra troops to Afghanistan, but across the border in Pakistan, the US president has dramatically stepped up the covert war against Islamic extremists.

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