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2019-10-09 India-Pakistan
Shakil Afridi: The doctor who helped the CIA find Bin Laden case to be heard
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-09 01:43|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [254 views ]  Top

#1 US President Donald Trump promised in his 2016 election campaign that he would get Dr Afridi released in "two minutes" if elected - but that never happened.

And by 'never', we mean it has not happened yet. I wouldn't bet against the Donald. Just sayin'...
Posted by SteveS 2019-10-09 11:57||   2019-10-09 11:57|| Front Page Top

#2 His imprisonment caused outrage and saw the US cut federal aid to Pakistan by $33m (£27m) - $1m for every year of his jail sentence.

Anyone ever read, or hear bout about the DoS or Klingon foreign aid protestations? No, me neither.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-09 12:23||   2019-10-09 12:23|| Front Page Top

#3 well it only saved them another $33 million on top of the 25 million the doc didn't get as the reward money. They need too get that man out and do him right.
Posted by chris 2019-10-09 13:25||   2019-10-09 13:25|| Front Page Top

#4 Their previous law minister, Zahid Hamilton said: “Afridi worked against the law and our national interest, and the Pakistan government has repeatedly been telling the United States that under our law he committed a crime and was facing the law.”

The unwritten law he had violated in Pakistain was aiding US intelligence to bring to justice a Pak abetted terrorist, who was evading justice after successfully killing thousands of US citizens. Pakistain couldn't be gladder just then when the schweinhund was living off farm chickens in Abbitabad, but this guy had to ruin their fun by aiding the Americans in getting to him.

This year Imran Khan proposed a swap for Aafia Siddiqui self admittedly Al-Qaeda, also dubbed the 'Grey Lady of Bagram' who shot at American soldiers in Afghanistan. It proves beyond doubt that Pak is the clearing house for all sasquatch groups in Asia.

I think the poor bastard is safer off in jail, if you can't give him sanctuary outside the 'Stain.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-09 15:16||   2019-10-09 15:16|| Front Page Top

#5 I think he deserves sanctuary outside of the stain. If someone is deserving of asylum in the US it would be him.
Posted by chris 2019-10-09 16:53||   2019-10-09 16:53|| Front Page Top

#6 I suspect he's destined for a tragic accident.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-09 17:03||   2019-10-09 17:03|| Front Page Top

#7 I think he deserves sanctuary outside of the stain.

Indeed. Be funny if Trump sent a SEAL team & friends to spring him. Heliborne assault is just diplomacy by other means.
Posted by SteveS 2019-10-09 17:07||   2019-10-09 17:07|| Front Page Top

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