October 4th, 2010
01:06 PM ET

Sources: Possible drone strike in Pakistan kills 8 Germans

Eight suspected German nationals were killed in a suspected drone strike in northwestern Pakistan, two Pakistani officials said Monday.

The strike happened in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, the officials said. Missiles struck a building that eight suspected German militants were in,
the officials said.

The eight are believed to have been members of the group Jihad al Islami, the officials said.

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  1. Prof.

    The zionists who run the media had a wet dream writing this headline, didn't they?
    Yet another example proving Rick Sanchez was right (as if it wasn't clear already).

    October 4, 2010 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Greg

      Professor of idiocy I gather.

      October 21, 2010 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Really

    WOW! You people are really don't get it. For every militant killed, two are recruited or radicalized. There is no way to win. We need to get off of oil and out of the middle east.

    Unfortunately, we have decided borders don't exist. We aren't at war with Pakistan so bombing people in Pakistan means we are using terrorist techniques and violating international treaties. Is this really what we want?

    October 4, 2010 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • yankee cowboy

      Wow, what a brilliant strategy–"Despite the facts, I believe we can't win, so we should surrender to our enemies". That's always worked in the past, right? Once you give in to belligerents, they definitely leave you alone. Always.

      October 4, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. The Canadian

    I assume you've never been to war with Canadians. Ask any one of them who is. They want us by their side.

    October 4, 2010 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • TC

      You mean Her Majesty's Army? Yeah, been there...done that...a couple times. I'm not too worried.

      October 25, 2010 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
  4. j

    The only people angry about drone strikes are the extremists and their sympathizers. They die by the tens of thousands. We die by the ones and twos. Our victory is a result of our education and free thinking.. Things they hate so much.

    October 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  5. yankee cowboy

    Wow, that's some good intel work, CIA! That captured "German" terrorist they've been interrogating has been singing like a bird and no doubt this is a result.

    Keep up the good work, guys!

    October 4, 2010 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Marc

      Agreed! Amazing what a cheeseburger and fries will get you.

      October 4, 2010 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  6. cavemanstyle

    I'll bet you a 100 bucks, that if we yanked all our military out of all the countries of the world, except for the intelligence and humanitarian operations, nobody would even mess with us, because they know we have nukes, and they've got to actually come on land and attack to do anything or cause significant damage to our country. Now, what militant group is going to float up to our shores and start bombing? .. Be for real. Also, if we would have had our noses sharp before 9-11, none of that would of ever happened. We got bombed because we were getting lazy, and we slipped on security, and that's our fault.. nobody elses. Take accountability man.. that's what I'm told so you do it too.

    October 4, 2010 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • s.melvin

      9/11 well at 5 pm that day BUILDING 3 Fell....no plane attack...Ther are picture held by person of Honor?
      China just launch "IT FASTES MISSILE". 300 X more faster then the american conterpart. check it out Reuter.com

      October 4, 2010 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  7. s.melvin

    HMMMMH. ALl that money just shoot-up..germans. NATO under President Bush. where blackmail ..germany HAD to send Soldier in non combat mission "or the American President Bush would pull out of NATO.Today newspaper Gulf spend $ 123 BILLION Buying ARMS from the American Goverment.Saudi Arabia $ 67.78 Billion
    UAE $ 35.64 Billion Oman $ 12.34 BILLION.Kuwait $ 7.11 BIllion and "YOU" shoud AMERICAN GOVERMENT only Build "GM"CARS..now you know Why they closed the GM Factoryies..so they could put "YOU" to work and Build "WEAPONS of MASSDESTRUCTIONS<

    October 4, 2010 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  8. duke

    I'm shocked by all this love and support for barack obama and his policies!
    Now you real americans better stop before palin limpaugh,and the tea drinkers express find out and disown you!

    October 4, 2010 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  9. zack

    What the world is facing today is the war on economics in the name of religion and in my opinion the solution for peace lies within the true study of the religion hope we do so and god bless humanity.

    October 4, 2010 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  10. duke

    Drone strikes in pakistan,a country not at war with america and its loved by the real american,
    How about if mexico struck the governor's house in arizona while hunting for drug cartel's?
    I guess only real americans can see this as a logical stance and chalk it up to casualties of war,But there is NO war with Pakistan!

    October 4, 2010 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  11. The Canadian

    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_country_has_the_best_trained_soldiers_in_the_world

    October 4, 2010 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  12. duke

    War is the mantra of the republican clan!check all wars and match the administration,
    Even the imaginary war on drugs!

    October 4, 2010 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  13. zack

    To all the people on the msg board we must realise the biggest victims of all the violence created by the so called muslim terrorists are the large number of muslims themselves so many civilian lives have been taken by these ignorant illetrate brainwashed fighters if we ask the people of pakistan how much they suffer our media can play a key role to win the hearts of these people keeping in mind the literacy rate is low and we are lacking connection with these nations who we think really hate us which is not always true majority of the educated pakistanis admire united states and its ability to always stand up for nations around the globe in times of need we can wipe out Hate by spreading Love and that's the real message of all religious books either its torah bible quran yes we talk about religion but are we really practicing it accordingly god bless all and god bless america.

    October 4, 2010 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
  14. duke

    Would it be ok if the mexican army shelled the governor of arizona's house while hunting for cartel's??

    October 4, 2010 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  15. duke

    Would it be justified if the world hated all white american's because of Timothy mcveigh and J.hoover?

    October 4, 2010 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
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