According to Dawn, US personnel have begun to vacate Shamsi Air Base in Pakistan's Baluchistan province. Shamsi has been described in the past as a hub for intelligence operations as well as a base for the CIA's unmanned Predator and Reaper drones. The Pakistani government ordered Shamsi closed within 15 days after US forces killed 24 Pakistani troops in a cross-border incident in the Mohmand tribal agency.
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Sunday, December 04, 2011
US leaving Pakistan's Shamsi Air Base
AfPak's off way too many people's radar screens. Iran too, and I have the feeling it's all going to come crashing in on us in the next few months. Below via Bill Roggio's Long War Journal.