State Dept. report says al-Qaeda in decline, hails Obama’s actions

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 8/2/2012

In a flagrantly political report by the Obama State Department released on Tuesday, officials noted that the deaths of Osama bin Laden and other key figures have put al-Qaeda on “a path of decline.”

The Country Reports on Terrorism 2011 issued by the State Department hailed the killing of […]

US cuts Pakistan aid over jailing of ‘Bin Laden doctor’

BBC News 24 May 2012

A US Senate panel has cut $33m (£21m) in aid to Pakistan in response to the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden.

The Senate Appropriations Committee has said it will cut US aid by $1m for each year of Shakil Afridi’s sentence.

Secretary […]

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