Obama not to issue formal apology to Pakistan: NYT

Published: December 1, 2011
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White House says condolences by senior US officials were enough till investigations into the attack are completed. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

White House says condolences by senior US officials were enough till investigations into the attack are completed. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

The White House said US President Barack Obama will not issue a formal apology or condolences on the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a Nato attack on the Pak-Afghan border, said a report by The New York Times.

However, the State Department officials feel that there is a need for such an apology to mend the straining relationship between the two countries, according to the report.

The report stated that US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, through a video conference, told White House officials that the anti-American sentiment has reached its peak in Pakistan stressing the need for a formal apology by the US. But the White House argued that condolences offered by senior US officials and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were enough till the US completes its investigations into the matter, the report said.

“The US government has offered its deepest condolences for the loss of life, from the White House and from Secretary Clinton and Secretary Panetta,” said Tommy Vietor, spokesman for the National Security Council, referring to Defense Secretary Leon E Panetta, “and we are conducting an investigation into the incident. We cannot offer additional comment on the circumstances of the incident until we have the results.”

Pakistan has strongly responded to the attack on the Pakistani checkposts by cutting off Nato supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistan and refusing to attend the Bonn conference in Germany. The Pakistani government has also demanded for the Shamsi airbase – being used for the drone strikes – to be shut down.

The Pakistan Army said that the attack was unprovoked and was a ‘deliberate act of action’, while in a recent statement, top US military officer General Martin Dempsey denied the allegations.

Nato helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military border posts in northwest Pakistan on Saturday in the worst incident of its kind since Islamabad allied itself with Washington in 2001 in the war on militancy.

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  • from india
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:18AM

    the war is on !!

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  • Haider
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:24AM

    Why would Obama apologize, this issue isnt as big as the Raymond Davis fiasco where an American life was at risk and he had to come out and comment on the issue. Sigh! American and there Free World.Recommend

  • WoW
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:25AM

    A correct decision.

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  • Annoyed
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:25AM

    How can He do so??
    Has anyone ever heard about someone putting up and apology or an excuse to His / Her slave!!

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 11:28AM

    Mark my words, America will never apologize for this.

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 11:31AM

    Like a formal apology can bring back lives.

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  • fahim
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:39AM

    wat are our masters in beijing telling us now to do? did someone called the hot line?

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  • AN
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:39AM

    Powerful people dont apologize.power flows from the barrel of the gun! Besides, no point a ant trying to fight a elephant. US is only superpower. Respect it. There may be more than crumbs this time around.
    Also, People in Armies are proffessional soldiers and and will die in wars. So why so much hysteria? Pak solders are not different from the US and Nato solders who also die every other day.

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  • Anserali Khan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:40AM

    Arrogance………..

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  • ashok sai
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:40AM

    I can see, Raymond Davis is laughing.

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  • Bilal
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:41AM

    The life of a Pakistani is not less than a life of an American.
    All are equal.Whether there comes an appology or not from US President,no more should be done by PAK.We already loss so many lives of innocent Pakistanis and soldiers as well on this War.

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  • zalim singh
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:43AM

    ok. Honour no problem. What about money then…

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  • Sane
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:43AM

    @ the above post: Easier said than done..Recommend

  • Dec 1, 2011 - 11:44AM

    See the arogance of United States, they are not even offering condolences to those 24 soldiers, Now it is time to severe ties with US, Prepare for war, Pakistan has the support of China, So US cant do anything…Pakistan can win the War…Recommend

  • Hu Jintao
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:57AM

    To be honest, we don’t need their apology. they can shove it in the dark hole. what we need is them packing their bags and leave this region sooner

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  • Ahmer Ali
    Dec 1, 2011 - 11:59AM

    Doesn’t matter Obama issues formal apology letter or not but keep it in your mind firmly that now USA shall face the music and shall pay the price of its brutalities and cruelties because now time has changed and every country has risen up to protect its territories,borders,sovereignty,self-defense,self-respect and self-reliance and USA was forgotten it that there are some limits of usage of power but in the addiction of power and authority US’ officials were forgotten that we had to respect the other countries’ sovereignty.

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  • Naked Weapon.
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:00PM

    Issuing a statement? What good would it serve? Its all diplomatic crap. How about “eye for an eye” from our FO?

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  • Parvez
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:06PM

    The need of the hour is that the truth be told and facts established. Apologies are for public sentiment consumption.

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  • CommonSense
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:06PM

    God I never thought I would say this but in the eyes of the international community we are worse of then the Iranians. Despite being an ally of US for the past 11 years, we get treated so condescendingly and Americans treats us like their personal slaves. Whereas the Iranians have been heaping curses and hostilities upon the US for the past 30 years, and only seem to be getting stronger. Note to US: the Iranians just ran down the UK embassy lets see how you can go over the border and kill 24 Iranians soldiers and get away with it.

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  • Concerned American
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:07PM

    I really hope this does not escalate further. Those responsible should be held accountable.. that being said the United States is not the only country in NATO. If Obama is anything he is careful with his words, If the US is not responsible then an apology would not be appropriate, that would be accepting fault where it wasn’t due. Please be confident he does not want to make an enemy out of pakistan, the motive is not there. Without the steady supply lines through Pakistan we cannot continue to supply our troops in Afghanistan. For what its worth we are all troubled and concerned that such a tragedy has happened. Please be patient while we investigate further into what has happened.

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  • Muhammad Ahsan Khan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:11PM

    ““The US government has offered its deepest condolences for the loss of life, from the White House and from Secretary Clinton and Secretary…”

    The US government and the WHITE HOUSE include secretaries (ministors) as well as the prsident (Obama). Why Pakistanis are asking a personal condolence from Obama?? Did he kill the 24 soldiers HIMSELF?

    As the president of US (white house) he as presented deepest condolenses.

    END OF THE STORY.

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  • RizwanTKhan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:12PM

    We don’t need your apology anyways. We want those NATO soldiers.

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  • Johny
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:15PM

    Killing the whole unit in Pakistan and still President Obama thinks that he won’t apology.We don’t want apology and thanks for not doing it so.Mr President! In Raymond Davis case you simply for his rescue did everything ,you have turned the world upside down to bring him back to USA and yes you succeeded.In my opinion its the right for COAS ARMY to cut all relations with USA and treat them like they treat you.

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  • Malik Arif
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:19PM

    Lets quit this so called war on terror,our country is already on the brink of collapse due this,live with honour and pride, don’t humiliate your motherland and the nation,because when honour is lost every thing is lost.

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  • Khurram Mansoor
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:25PM

    America will apologise later on, but they are keeping us on to the apology. Instead of punishing the culprits who made this hinious crime. In the end they will just say we are sorry and we will all cool down.

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  • yousaf
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:27PM

    One of the officers who died during that fateful day of attack left behind a 3 months old daughter.No apology can bring her father back,so it does not matter for her if someone apologises or not

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 12:31PM

    @For all who think China IS the new superpower-

    You guys are totally blinded by constant media propoganda about China rising. Its true, China is making its presence felt like never before & is poised to overtake the US as the biggest economy by 2050. BUT, the US is still the DADDY, it still commands half of the world affairs simply because its the world’s MOST POWERFUL DEMOCRACY. Almost, all the European nations are silent partners to it if not puppets.

    So comments like “the war with US is on”, “Pakistan has China’s backing” are only good until they are on paper.

    Thanks!

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  • Hesus stole my hot rod
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:35PM

    Mr Prez. one of the Shuada was a jewish kid from brooklyn. Would you pls apologize now?

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  • Faisal
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:36PM

    Former President of India, Abdul Kalam Azad was frisked at the New York airport, US immediately issued a public apology to India…24 Pakistani servicemen killed by US lead NATO forces, and not even an acceptance of any wrong doing by US…that is the difference between the status of India and Pakistan.

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  • WoW
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:41PM

    With all the lambasting of the USA, I hope that your establishment listens to its non-actors. Sorry, its people.

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  • Khan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:41PM

    Just apologize and leave Mr.Hope.

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  • Muhammad Ahsan Khan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:42PM

    @zalim

    ok. Honour no problem. What about money then…

    Respected and Honourable people never talk of MONEY!!

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  • bp
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:42PM

    did pakistan apologise for kargil?

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  • Akthar
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:46PM

    we need to ask our all weather friend to do something…

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  • Imran
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:46PM

    http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-01/u-k-expels-iranian-diplomats-as-tehran-faces-growing-isolation.html

    England expels the IRanian abassader while no one got killed…..get all Americans out of PAkistan would be a good respons…

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  • Zee8021
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:47PM

    Obama have to apology now or in near future, world will see

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  • Khinzari
    Dec 1, 2011 - 12:53PM

    Hussain Haqanni played a role in Raymond Davis release. Now the Memo. Time to start hanging these puppets before blaming the Americans.

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  • Truth Seeker
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:17PM

    Shouldn’t army and air force apologise to Pakistanis for failing to fufil their obligations to the public of Pakistan on May 2 and Nov 26.
    Only then Obama will be obliged to apologise to Pakistan.

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  • ohan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:17PM

    @Investorpedia:

    Pakistan has the support of China

    support? its order

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  • Tennis
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:19PM

    who cares!!

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  • Rana
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:21PM

    Dear ISI don’t wait for apology, strike back in your favorite style and get 48 against 24 as usual. I am sure you will !!! Rab Rakha

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  • Jeez
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:22PM

    Based on the stories they will concoct in the US investigation.. Obama has been instructed NOT to say sorry.. shrug Well his apology won’t change anything done, and we won’t accept any apology.. you can’t just kill at will and then apologize for it later.. America, the land of democracy and justice, understands this above all.. they want this war to continue senselessly and are making any excuse to stay in the region for on their ‘strategic’ interests..

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  • Atif Rasheed Khan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:31PM

    This is a good job done by the Barrak Obama, and we are very happy upon his this decision because it makes work very easier for the Pakistani people in the favour of Pakistan such as,
    1) will increase the people anger against the US and NATO.
    2) will have pleasant effects on the people of Pakistan to compel the government to isolate our country from the alliance against terrorism.
    3) to remove corrupt as early as possible.
    4) to obviuos of on every Pakistani that USA and NATO are not our friends and a well wishers.
    5) will increase the efforts for the Muslim countries mutual and strong alliance.
    6) pleasant relationship between the neighbouring central Asian countries as well as Russia.
    7) and the last a very important from Pakistani people point of view that our people will have got the opportunity to live with honour and self reliance. Recommend

  • Paul
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:35PM

    We want who were hiding OBL in Palkistan.

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  • maestro
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:37PM

    Your apology even if it comes doesnt mean a thing to us Obama. We should throw a missile at one of your bases in afghanistan and then say oops – we’ll investigate but we regret but do not apologize. americas time is over and they know it – its Asia’s century. Now go feed your starving millions with money borrowed from China! LOLS

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  • Heart of Pakistan and foe for Indian
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:37PM

    Dear PAK brothers,
    I have come to say that Americans are stuck in Afghanistan. due to this, they want to take help of Pakistan. on the other hand they cross the line with Pakistan,but………………………

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  • reason11
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:40PM

    it doesn’t matter. Words of these brutal murderers mean nothing to us.

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  • Hu Jintao
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:44PM

    @Concerned American:
    Obama is a puppet whose strings are pulled by pentagon and military industrial corporations who want to make a war with Pakistan. United States needs a constant conflict to keep its economy running

    If you want to go further deep. Israel Zionists wants USA to neutralize Pakistani nuclear weapons

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  • indian
    Dec 1, 2011 - 1:48PM

    the loss of so many innocent life requires genuine regret and repentence. but why should we expect morality and ethics from most undemocratic country??? we all have to pay price for siding with the evil american force.today its turn of pakistan to pay back tomorrow it will be ours!!!!!

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  • Iftikhar-ur-Rehman
    Dec 1, 2011 - 2:03PM

    Why would someone who gave permission to attack these apologize?? As it is he is an ARROGANT & A LIAR

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  • saad shahid
    Dec 1, 2011 - 2:18PM

    Us is a bloddy helll….he killed 24 pakistan army peoples.all the nation is very hypper.Inshallah we war.and gave a slap on us army..Recommend

  • fahim
    Dec 1, 2011 - 2:33PM

    Mr. Obama even did not apologies to American Nation for ruining their dream of CHANGE. he is tiny part of worlds largest conspiricy.

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  • acg
    Dec 1, 2011 - 2:37PM

    pakistanis should take the blood money and close the affair as they are usually wont to.

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  • fahim
    Dec 1, 2011 - 2:37PM

    How about condolences, we are fighting war in which americans died. today america is not concern on the deaths of pakistani people, i ask you is america with us or on its own @Concerned American:

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  • You Said It
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:08PM

    Obama is waiting for the outcome of the investigation, primarily because the White House believes the NATO forces version of events that firing first came from the Pakistani post. If the evidence bears this out during the investigation, then the US will find the NATO forces action justifiable. If that doesn’t, they can issue an apology. It makes sense in this context for Obama to await the outcome of the investigation.

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  • abbas
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:13PM

    Wrong expectations, they have killed thousands unarmed around the world knowingly and have not apologised, why would they apologise for killing army personnel. Ego gets hurt

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  • A Different Concerned American
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:32PM

    @Hu Jintao:

    The “constant conflicts” you say the U.S. needs to “keep its economy running” are actually ruining it. We Americans do not want to be paying for these wars with Chinese money. This is why we are getting out of Iraq as fast as we can. The military industrial corporations are making plenty of money on war machines we do not even use like the F22. Building schools and hospitals instead of bombs is what makes our economy run. Going to war with Pakistan does not help us in any way; everyone loses.

    USA and Israel are much more concerned about crazy Iran having nuclear weapons.

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 3:40PM

    Might is right,
    might is white,
    might is magic converted killer into innocent.
    Now see more,never do more,
    death is better than slavery.

    League of nation,now appeared in new fashion,
    support those have in hand rose.

    Arab states this time no debate,
    hard target Iran,but before Pakistan.
    the day of judgment on,
    wait after conference,BONN.

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  • Danish
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:42PM

    Answer 1 question…if Pakistan had (by mistake) done somthing like this, as in infiltrated US borders and killed even a couple of soldiers, the united States of America would rage war against us, allies or no allies…no appology wouldve been accepted…ITS TIME to take a stand, its time to say no to america’s war against terror…We are a nuclear nation, America knows that VERY WELL…they might be a super power (at the moment), and we might be a poor, third world country, BUT the American government can not even think of treating us like Iraq or Afghanistan….
    Sadly we dont have a government which gives importance to our sovereinity, the day we do, Pakistan can become a very big threat (in a good way) for every developed country in the world…

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  • sohail
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:46PM

    frustrated americans !!!!

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  • ali
    Dec 1, 2011 - 3:59PM

    Go to international court and try Obama as a war criminal for the murder of innocent people in FATA. Only then this lap god of Zionists will apologize.

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  • jerry
    Dec 1, 2011 - 4:07PM

    I am sure, this the act of Indian cocas in Senate, RAW / MO SAD/ CIA

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  • Z abbasi
    Dec 1, 2011 - 4:25PM

    We don’t need obama apology because he is serving fir Israil when they allow him he will do this is time to say good bye America forever

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  • Bill
    Dec 1, 2011 - 4:32PM

    @bp kargil n Kashmir part of Pakistan.

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  • ashok sai
    Dec 1, 2011 - 5:41PM

    @Bill:

    You can even include New York city, no body going to oppose you :)

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  • Anil
    Dec 1, 2011 - 5:51PM

    26/11. Loss of previous lives.Murder.Not respecting soveirnity.
    Remember Mumbai. See how it hurts.

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  • Hunza
    Dec 1, 2011 - 6:06PM

    No need for an apology rather it will create further problems for Pakistan by continuing her engagements in war on terror. Now we clearly understand what america wants and all objectives, We really have to choose between Evil and Good and stay away from so-called friends.

    If a war is imposed , at-least we are capable to defeat NATO forces who already not succeeded a battle for Ten years against scores of Taliban.

    Pentagon must review its stance and should respect to what ordinary Americans wants who voted for Obama for a change in Bush’s war policies.

    Pakistan Zindabaad

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  • ProudPaki
    Dec 1, 2011 - 6:15PM

    Let’s face it, we Pakistanis are weak. And look at the Europe of the 1930’s and 1940’s. Weakness invites aggression. Jews were annihilated because they were weak, and those crazy turbaned people in our northern areas have been trying to beat the Super Power but in the process killing 40,000 of our own people. We are weak and our leaders have been trying for over 10 years to appease. About time our generals came out of this state of denial. We are too poor to be their friends. If you are familiar with the early 20th century Europe’s history, you will know we what I mean. We can’t win militarily. But there is a way to win. The Jewish way. Education, focus on competence, hard work and unity. And today they are so strong. We are so poor, and we expect President Obama to offer condolences? Knowing very well he is so arrogant he makes Dick Cheney look like Jesus Christ and George Bush like an angel!

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  • The American government fail to learn from the past history of glory. Many great nation rises and perish within no time. You are showing your strenght, power, hegemony attitude and Imperialism. One thing is sure that your present inhouse problems increasing day by day and these are the first sign of destruction. Mother nature knocking at the the door and 31.12.2012 is not very far. So, stop killing innocent people around the world, be humble and respect Human Dignity, otherwise OO LALA O’ LALA BHUMMMMMMMM!

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  • ZUBAIR
    Dec 1, 2011 - 6:34PM

    At the time of 9/11, US had not waited for the conclusion of Investigation and they just started war over there. Now they want to wait for investigation. What a double standard. We just need to pull out of the war and should demand those responsible for NATO’s terrorist attack at Mohmand Agency. The lives of 24 pakistani soldiers are as precious as the life of American Citizen. US and NATO are suffering badly in Afghanistan and our non cooperation will make their life a hell! So we need to step up and give them shut-up call…

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  • Noshin
    Dec 1, 2011 - 6:41PM

    “Yes Master”, “No problem Master”, “As you wish Master”, “25 dead???, Dont you worry Master, we will take care of it Master”. “You just keep your soft hand on us Master”, “All in control Master”, “Pakki ppl are barking dogs which never bite Master. Please have a good night sleep Master”……….”All is good Master”

    Some of the responses from Pakki leadership to their Aaka. Umreeka. All is drama. Why dont you ppl seems to get it by now????

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  • jane
    Dec 1, 2011 - 7:03PM

    now india and pak have one more thing in common – they can both comemorate 26/11 together !

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  • Truth From Pakistan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 7:24PM

    The attitude has just exposed an arrogant country with no remorse for the hurt she incurs on other Nations. As if everything can be bought by “AID”…….how repulsive!

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  • Hedgefunder
    Dec 1, 2011 - 7:25PM

    Don’t worry my Pakistani brothers, we Indians are with you!!! We love you guys and are there for you whenever you need us. Hindu-Muslim bhai bhai!!!

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 8:00PM

    So my comment censored but if PTA ban profane words it is end of freedoms.Recommend

  • Antony Harris
    Dec 1, 2011 - 8:00PM

    @Investorpedia: Hehehe… don’t making me laugh. Pakistan and China v/s the Rest of the World? You wouldn’t last a week.

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  • Nad
    Dec 1, 2011 - 8:02PM

    @Investorpedia:
    HAHAHAHA you really think Pakistan, or China for that matter even has a chance against the U.S? I’m Canadian and if you want a war with the U.S you’re going to bring war to this whole continent. If you go to war with the U.S, you have all of the U.N to worry about. All of the developed nations will swarm on the third world like flies on open food (I think that’s an analogy that you’ll understand). Pakistan isn’t a permanent U.N member, whereas the U.S, China, Russia, Brazil etc.. are. Just accept the apology that Hilary Clinton gave you and go back to your life. The loss of life is horrible, but not as horrible it would be to lose half of your countries popular over foolish pride.

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 8:06PM

    No one is Pak is expecting a formal apology or similar non-sense.

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  • Dec 1, 2011 - 8:49PM

    Apology ,always for mistake,
    mistake has been made deliberately or by chance,it has two sorts,
    now have to see what really happened,deliberately or by chance.

    What says eyewitnesses in this matter,
    who were witnesses?army soldiers and officers,
    as for as footage is concerned it must be take as documentary evidence,
    in this way footage has very importance.

    What is revealed by the footage?
    exposition comes before the world is that helicopters came and shelling and subsequently smoke and flames were seen rising to the sky leaving behind 24 dead bodies.

    Nato knew all about through ground maps,so it has been done deliberately,
    incident was extremely objectionable,
    under the existing circumstances United States must say Sorry to the government and the people of Pakistan.

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  • rehmat
    Dec 1, 2011 - 8:50PM

    @Faisal: “Former President of India, Abdul Kalam Azad”
    fyi: His name was Dr. Abdul Kalam. No Azad at the end of his name. You are confusing him with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad who was a senior Congress leader and opposed Jinnah’s idea of partition. He was a minister in independent India for many years in the 1940s and 1950s

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  • Raja of Manda
    Dec 1, 2011 - 8:53PM

    Should apologise

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  • FawadTexan
    Dec 1, 2011 - 9:36PM

    US President is hypocrite.

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  • Atif
    Dec 2, 2011 - 12:49AM

    This is a very good job done by Obama, and I wish he never does now, because the killer ramond is more important than 24 lives.. So this will help us to think in the same way for USA. Our criminals are more important than USA…..

    Second this will help us to compel our government to isolate our selves from war. This Is your war. Fight in your own way, there is no road in Pakistan which leads to afghanistan. so USA must find ways to supplies.

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  • SM
    Dec 2, 2011 - 1:39AM

    Wow, just wow. People here are so hypocritical. They want the US to apologize, but give no thought to the fact that Pakistan is yet to apologize to Bangladesh after what happened in 1971.

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  • Haris
    Dec 2, 2011 - 1:40AM

    But but obama won the Nobel peace prize…

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  • Baby Halwai of Muzang who hates Raiwind
    Dec 2, 2011 - 7:54AM

    @Akthar: You must be kidding!

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  • Cricket
    Dec 2, 2011 - 8:35AM

    Pakistan should have never been a part of this war!! This is a God sent opportunity given to Pakistan by its ’24 brave shaheed peace keeping soldiers’ to say good bye to this evil war that is using Pakistan as a scape goat and sucking the blood out of it.
    In just a couple of years the slaughter and blood shed of innocent people is so huge that it is in no comparison to any previous US administration. Makes one wonder . . . . .Recommend

  • Saeb
    Dec 2, 2011 - 9:25AM

    Dear Truth Seeker,
    There are certain rules of engagement for the Army and Air Force. The official status of US and NATO is that of Allies and you can not retaliate to a fraternal fire – a phenomenon which occurs frequently when allies operate together – just in case it was due to mistaken identity. In the present scenario, however, Pakistan Army has ordered its units to return fire from now on. It is a positive development. And if you are a Pakistani, please be reminded that Army itself is passing through a critical time and its time to back the Army rather than to ask depressing questions. In case you are not a Pakistani, please mind your own business.

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  • EmersumBiggins
    Dec 2, 2011 - 5:36PM

    O.K. so you would not publish my original comments because I suggested that this happened because of Pakistani internal policy. Maybe you will have the nerve (but I doubt it) to print this one. Read this and weep: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45520030/ns/worldnews-southandcentralasia/#.TtjDqrIr2dA

    Yeah, it was caused by the incompetent military leadership of your own army. They did not even know where your own troops were encamped!!
    You won’t publish this I know. The truth hurts.

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  • Jinxed
    Dec 2, 2011 - 10:27PM

    Listen Up!! . . . The War on terror is a Globolist fasade and is designed to oppress people and rob countries of their wealth. Unfortunately, the Pakistani leadership has previously demonstrated their support of the Global war on Terror fasade where only the corrupt leadership gets richer through backdoor payoffs. There is still a chance to slam the door on this Gonocidal Crime of Humanity!

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  • Sunny
    Dec 3, 2011 - 1:06AM

    @Investorpedia:

    Wake up man!!!

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  • EX
    Dec 3, 2011 - 4:42AM

    That’s nothing west is just selling India 3rd rare weapons giving you some praise and Indians are always eager to work for American , remember how they worked with British during colonial times

    6 Pakistan on visit to USA where going to be frisked they refused to be frisked and instead they rejected such shame and got next plane home as america apologised @Faisal:
    whilst Indian president had no shame and was frisked

    This is the difference between Pakistanis and Indians

    And btw us ambassador has apologised the incident with the Indian president the apology came from the home land security not te white house
    Now it facts

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  • Daniyal
    Dec 4, 2011 - 12:32AM

    @AN:
    While soldiers do die in the line of duty and it is an extremely unfortunate that it happens. However this is not a normal circumstance, since the attackers were allies and so far so credible reason has been out forward.

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