Friday, August 24, 2007

Troops Allowed To Enter Pakistan -- Old News

Troops allowed to enter Pakistan - Focus on Pakistan -

"Newly uncovered "rules of engagement" show the U.S. military gave elite units broad authority more than three years ago to pursue suspected terrorists into Pakistan, with no mention of telling the Pakistanis in advance.

The documents obtained by The Associated Press offer a detailed glimpse at what Army Rangers and other terrorist-hunting units were authorized to do earlier in the war on terror. And interviews with military officials suggest some of those same guidelines have remained in place, such as the right to "hot pursuit" across the border."

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The Associated Press is stating that this information is "Newly Uncovered"?

I'm sure I wasn't the only one who watched the August 7th MSNBC Presidential Forum . While Clinton and Dodd were busy beating up on Barak Obama for his comments about going into Pakistan, Joe Biden set the record straight. The moment occurs at little after the midway point of the following clip.

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