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In March, as a government crackdown on pro-democracy protestors intensified in Bahrain, curious advertisements started appearing in Pakistani media.

"Urgent requirement - manpower for Bahrain National Guard," said one.

"For service in Bahrain National Guard, the following categories of people with previous army and police experience are urgently needed," said another, with "previous experience" and "urgent need" underscored.

The categories included: former army drill instructors, anti-riot instructors, retired military police, and former army cooks.

In the following two months, on the back of visits to Islamabad by senior Saudi and Bahraini officials, sources say at least 2,500 former servicemen were recruited by Bahrainis and brought to Manama, in

Added: Sep-29-2012 Occurred On: Sep-29-2012
By: Pakistan_Has_Nukes
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Tags: Pakistani troops in Bahrain, and Iranian troops in Syria
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  • You might think that Bahrainis want to be policed and occasionally killed by Pakis. And do you think Syrians want to be oppressed and murdered by Iranians? I doubt it - in fact, these intrusions are probably making it harder to calm things down! Poor leadership!!

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