Over 80 senior jihadis have been freed from Pakistani jails by the courts, including those who participated in the USS Cole bombing, assassination attempts on Musharraf, the failed London airline plot, and one Daniel Pearl’s killers. See our post on September 15, 2006 for background on Pakistan’s release of Taliban and al Qaeda.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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