Shakeel Afridi

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Bin Laden Snitch a Corrupt Thief: Pakistan

Shakil Afridi had been accused of sexual assault, say officials

(Newser) - Pakistani officials say Dr. Shakil Afridi was a bad egg who had been accused of sexual assault, harassment, theft, and more long before he was arrested for helping the US find Osama bin Laden. Officials showed Reuters a 2002 document in which Afridi was declared too corrupt for government service.... More »

Panetta: I Think Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden

Defense chief also calls for release of doctor who helped catch him

(Newser) - Defense chief Leon Panetta talks about the capture of Osama bin Laden with CBS' 60 Minutes in an interview airing tomorrow, and two main points are generating headlines:
  • Pakistan knew? He suspects government authorities knew bin Laden was in Abbottabad, notes the Hill . "I personally have always felt that
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