Will Dr. Shakil Afridi’s story be included in the new movie about the Osama bin Laden raid?
Congress cut $33 million in aid to Pok-ee-stan today, one million dollars for each year of Dr. Afridi’s sentence. We send over a billion a year and this amounts to pocket change.
We failed to protect Dr. Shakil Afridi when we had the chance.
It might be difficult to find people to help us in the future. I don’t know who would help us actually.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denounced the treatment of Dr. Afridi, calling it “unjust and unwarranted.”
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) believes that the Obama administration leaked much of the information about Dr. Afridi. Not only did we not help Dr. Afridi, we betrayed him –
Fox News: ..GOP Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, expressed concern Wednesday about the extent of the Obama administration’s efforts to protect the Pakistan doctor who was sent to prison in Pakistan for treason after helping to find Osama bin Laden.
“This has been handled very poorly right from the time of the raid,” King told FoxNews.com.
Dr. Shakil Afridi ran a vaccination program for the CIA to collect DNA and verify bin Laden’s presence at the compound in the town of Abbottabad where U.S. commandos killed the Al Qaeda chief in a May 2011 raid.
The operation outraged Pakistani officials, who portrayed it as an act of treachery by a supposed ally.
King, R-N.Y., said administration officials talked about the doctor and his DNA sampling
“They put him out there,” said King, who made clear he didn’t know the exact details about what, if anything, the administration may have done to get the doctor out of Pakistan or otherwise protect him. “I’m focused on that they disclosed his identity.”…
Doesn’t this tell you all you need to know? Pakistan is our enemy.