May 3rd, 2010
07:51 AM ET

Pakistani Taliban threatens U.S. in new video

A video released Sunday by a Pakistan Taliban group features a statement from a speaker claiming to be leader Hakimullah Mehsud in his first appearance since reports of his death in a drone strike, according to IntelCenter, a think tank that tracks terrorist groups.

Mehsud, leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, vowed attacks on major U.S. cities in the nearly nine-minute video.

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  1. not me

    I must remind all of you that we are not in a war with anyone, The USA invaded these countries. Congress never declaired war on anyone. So before you speak know what you speak of

    May 4, 2010 at 11:52 pm | Report abuse |
  2. buster

    @Anonymous-Who says, we did not send two planes into our own towers to rallying American support into a war in which we do not belong? The wars in the middle east have been waged for thousands of years. We (Americans) are fighting a war which will never win, because, it is not a war over oil and money, it is a war over holy land. Something we will never stop nor can we even begin to understand.

    May 4, 2010 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |
  3. Smith in Oregon

    Besides wasting a million dollar hellfire missile, failures at this level increases the amount of damage down the road after such an attempt has been made on this man's life.

    The rest of his life is likely going to be spent on killing as many Americans as he can, regardless if they are simply tourists, journalists or soldiers. Would he have chosen that path if his family or relatives or neighbors weren't suddenly blown up by a Hellfire missile meant for him, it is nearly impossible to state.

    May 4, 2010 at 2:25 am | Report abuse |
  4. chris

    the funny part is those people denying and denouncing the wars are the same ones who's anger has me in afghanistan now. of course when it isnt pretty as they think it should be they distance themselves as far away from it as possible. makes me sick

    May 3, 2010 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Anonymous

    Hey Daniel, which war are YOU speaking of? The war in Afghanistan is not abnoxious at all. If you forget, they flew two planes into OUR Twin Towers and one into the Pentagon. Amazing how some idiots forget what happened to cause us to be here. So before you go spewing your conspiracy theory crap, make sure you understand the term of an abnoxious war and actualy know what you are talking about.

    May 3, 2010 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  6. Daniel-2

    What I'd like to know is whether this video is authentic or not.Or are the right-wing thugs in Washington just trying to scare us into supporting these obnoxious wars of theirs.I guess we just won't know.

    May 3, 2010 at 8:44 am | Report abuse |