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Fwd: Did a Pakistani official sell info to CIA to settle in the West?
Released on 2012-10-18 17:00 GMT
2011-05-16 00:39:41 Accurate-------- Original Message --------Subject: Did a Pakistani official sell info to CIA to settle in the West?Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 21:59:19 -0400From: Kamran Bokhari <firstname.lastname@example.org>Reply-To: Analyst List <email@example.com>To: Analyst List <firstname.lastname@example.org>http://www.thenews.com.pk/TodaysPrintDetail.aspx?ID=46960&Cat=1&dt=5%2F14%2F2011Did a Pakistani official sell info to CIA to settle in the West?Wajid Ali SyedSaturday, May 14, 2011WASHINGTON: Did a Pakistani intelligence official sell the informationabout the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden to the US last year to getmillions of dollars and relocate to a western country with a newnon-Pakistani passport? All those seeking to know the full facts of theOsama episode are looking for an answer to this question.President Barack Obama would not have agreed to go forward with themission to kill Osama bin Laden had it not been for intense pressure fromCIA Director Leon Panetta, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton andSecretary of Defence Robert Gates, administration sources have revealed.The advocates of the mission had "reached a boiling point", becausePresident Obama, hesitated for months and kept delaying the finalapproval. This delay was because of a close aide who suggested that thiscould damage him politically. According to these sources, Administration officials were frustrated withthe president's indecisiveness and his orders not to carry out the missionin February. President Obama was "dragged kicking and screaming" to givethe green light for the operation in the last week of April. By then, theUS military and other high-level officials were so determined to launchthe operation that they did not want to give the president the opportunityto delay or to call it off. President Obama reluctantly approved to goforward with the operation only if the CIA head agreed to take all theblame in case the mission failed. The planning for the operationunderscores the deep divisions in the Obama administration, with PresidentObama and a close aide, Valerie Jarrett, procrastinating on making adecision and high-ranking officials and members of the cabinet pressinghim to go ahead on the other. The chief architect of the plan to "take binLaden out" was CIA Director Leon Panetta.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defence Robert Gates, USCommander in Afghanistan General David Petraeus and Director of NationalIntelligence James Clapper were part of the group that supported Panetta.When asked to comment, the White House referred the question to the
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