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User currently offlineZak From Greenland, joined Sep 2003, 1993 posts, RR: 8
Posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1096 times:

talk about timing.

no reference given but i am sure we will have it in the news in the next few days.


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User currently offlineFunFlyer From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 866 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1091 times:

If I knew what you were talking about, Id shake a stick at you.


Who cares about status?
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29799 posts, RR: 58
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1085 times:

Is this that "spring offensive" talk that has been happening for a couple of weeks now.

Frankly I want to know where the OPS-SEC is on that operation.



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineZak From Greenland, joined Sep 2003, 1993 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1051 times:

l-188
yes it has started already and the big push seems to happen in the next 2 weeks.



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User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1037 times:

Personally, I think this spring offensive is being politically motivated. I think Bush wants to have bin Laden as a trophy before the general election, and he's banking on this offensive to capture this guy. If we would capture this guy, no doubt Bush's numbers would spike way up, as they did when Saddam was captured.

Having said that, I'll have no problem with Bush's numbers going up if we catch that son of a bitch. I'm still for putting OBL in a cage, taking him on "tour" around the country for a year, like an animal, having his trial, executing him, than dumping his body in a cement mixer, and making him part of the cornerstone of the new WTC.


User currently offlineJj From Algeria, joined Jun 2001, 1227 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1014 times:

They have been looking for him for more than two years now.... what makes you think they'll find him soon? Perhaps he's not even in Afghanistan by now.... and with the money he has, he may not even look remotely close to the Bin Laden we've all seen...

User currently offlineGoboeing From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 2698 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1011 times:

I'm still for putting OBL in a cage, taking him on "tour" around the country for a year, like an animal, having his trial, executing him, than dumping his body in a cement mixer, and making him part of the cornerstone of the new WTC.

Alpha 1, that's awesome.

Nick


User currently offlineZak From Greenland, joined Sep 2003, 1993 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1002 times:

well it just made spiegel news(german newsmag) http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/0,1518,287498,00.html

"They have been looking for him for more than two years now.... what makes you think they'll find him soon? Perhaps he's not even in Afghanistan by now.... and with the money he has, he may not even look remotely close to the Bin Laden we've all seen..."

it has been common knowledge in the intelligence community that bin laden is in the mountain region bordering afghanistan and pakistan. many intelligence agency bosses from western countries like germany, france, uk have publicly said so in interviews that this was what they believe. there has not been any big push to systematically locate him in that area yet, the TORA BORA fight was more of a cleaning up of the last remaining taleban.



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User currently offlineRadarbeam From Canada, joined Mar 2002, 1310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1000 times:

Can the tour stop by Canada? I have some law darts I'd like to get rid off.

User currently offlineRadarbeam From Canada, joined Mar 2002, 1310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 992 times:

Saw this on another forum



User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8507 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 986 times:

I'm still for putting OBL in a cage, taking him on "tour" around the country for a year, like an animal, having his trial, executing him, than dumping his body in a cement mixer, and making him part of the cornerstone of the new WTC.

And of course, if Bush catches him before the election, it'll almost surely be a landslide election for Bush. But that is very secondary to the goal of catching the ugly bastard.


User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 978 times:

Depends when he catches him, MD-90. If he catches him in a week from now, it won't impact the election all that much, because it's so far off from the actual vote tally. If he catches him, in say, September or October, then yes, it will probably swing the election to Bush.

Do I think he'll be caught? Sadly, I do not. but it sure would be nice to see.


User currently offlineJamesag96 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 2095 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 968 times:

I'd like to see him wrapped in bacon and force fed a pork-chop prior to being "judged."

But that is just me.

J



Why Kate, You're not wearing a bustle. How lewd.
User currently offlineProSimTec From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 956 times:

My theory (take it or leave it) is somewhat that of Alpha 1.
It will be a huge political coup to catch OBL near election time.
I believe he is rat holed somewhere, and we know where. It is now a matter of timing before the capture is made. Possibly, he may take his own life before then, but as Saddam proved, most of these extremist's are too coward to even do that.


User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13206 posts, RR: 77
Reply 14, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 919 times:

He has kidney problems, if he died because of that, likely we'd not know until the body was hidden, after which Al-Queda might eventually make an announcement.

If he was captured/killed by military action, obviously a political boost, but sadly it would likely make little practical difference.
Al-Queda is a very loose grouping of like minded organisations, some with greater links to OBL than others, all of which act almost autonomously.
If military action did get him, likely that Al-Queda would try all the harder to stage a spectacular, not they are not trying now, but priorities might change, for instance they have been working hard to forge links and stage attacks in SE Asia, as we've seen in Bali as well as foiled attempts elsewhere in the region.


User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4745 posts, RR: 34
Reply 15, posted (10 years 6 months 4 weeks ago) and read 883 times:

Spring offensive or not, this has been announced for months, do you actualy think that he will just be sitting there waiting to be caught. He is probably now a black woman, living in Harlem

J


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29799 posts, RR: 58
Reply 16, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 792 times:


http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/asiapcf/02/23/pakistan.alqaeda/index.html

Again I would like to know where the Operational Security is here.



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6432 posts, RR: 17
Reply 17, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 777 times:

And of course, if Bush catches him before the election, it'll almost surely be a landslide election for Bush. But that is very secondary to the goal of catching the ugly bastard.


Wasn't this being said after Saddam's capture? But you're right, the election is secondary. Let's get this bastard.  Pissed

I just heard on the news that Osama was "BOXED IN" and that hey no EXACTLY where he is.






Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offline767-332ER From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2030 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 750 times:


No, we know he's not in Afghanistan, as the area that they believe he's "boxed in" is somewhere in southwestern Pakistan. I do believe that we might be close to catching him since Tora Bora back in 2002...Anyways, the political stuff, that's for you guys to argue. I believe President Bush has done a hell of a job and that's that.
Regards



Twinjets...if one fails, work the other one twice as hard!!!
User currently offlineMYT332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 19, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 743 times:

Radarbeam I know, aren't you sick of Charlotte church as well. Makes you sick, £5.5 million at just 18 and who the hell cares about her stupid ex b/f and his incest relationship with his cousin!

-
Alex




One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24936 posts, RR: 56
Reply 20, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 742 times:

"If only girls looked like 767's..."
You like the widebodied long range variety?  Laugh out loud

Back on topic, I read in a paper that the British SAS were gonna get him



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offline767-332ER From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2030 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 735 times:


As long as they can't fit LD3 containers...they are thick enough for me!! hehe..
Regards



Twinjets...if one fails, work the other one twice as hard!!!
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