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Pakistan is willing to reopen its Afghan border to NATO truck traffic if a large ($1,000-1,500 per truck) bribe is paid. Apparently the size of the bribe is calculated to be a bit below the additional cost of moving in goods via Central Asian railroads. As NATO forces depart Afghanistan in 2014, Pakistan does not want to miss out on a one-time opportunity to make some money from the heavy traffic generated by NATO forces shipping their equipment home. Pakistani officials see this as a big payday for themselves.
Posted by Frozen Al 2012-04-13 21:45||
#4 At last check, the US is still refusing to end CIA-led Drone Strikes inside Pakland, but is mulling Islmabad's request for a formal apology -the US has admitted that "LIMITED" DRONE STRIKES inside Pakistan have been highly successful + effective.
OOOOOOOOO, THE PCORRECTNESS IS JUST EVERWHERE.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-13 23:13||
#5 CLEAR PATH ...
* THE DIPLOMAT > [Activist Post = long] > US ATTEMPTING TO TRIGGER COLOR REVOLUTION IN PAKISTAN. AS PAKISTAN RE-ASSERTS NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY, THE US RESPONDS BY ARMING + BACKING BALUCHI REBELS.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-13 23:31||