Pakistan playing cynical game with CIA contractor, says official
US Army Sergeant David M. Pooler, of 1st Platoon, Able Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, scans the area across the Kunar River as he provides security in the Noorgal district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, May 1, 2010 as part of a community development council meeting. US Army photo by […]
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ABC News reported today that Pakistan attempted to exchange CIA contractor Raymond Davis for convicted al Qaeda operative Aafia Siddiqui. This should come as no surprise, as speculation about a possible prisoner exchange first appeared in the Pakistani press just days after Davis’ arrest. ABC News reports: The government of Pakistan offered to trade a […]
Police arrested 45 people whose phone numbers were on Raymond Davis’ cell phone. Pakistan attempted to trade Davis for convicted al Qaeda operative Aafia Siddiqui.
The Taliban killed four ISAF soldiers in attacks in the south, east, and west, and executed two Afghan contractors in Kandahar. Security forces captured a Taliban commander in Kandahar.
The CIA and Pakistan’s ISI: on the high ground