Well he owned a big chunck of BCCI and he helped fund the Mujahadim in Afghanistan.
Now, BCCI was crooked but it could have been a lax arab bank that was used for various purposes.
And when he helping the Mujahadim, so was the American government.
So from the outside, I can’t tell..
But libel suits are really easy in Britain. Liberace won just such a suit against a newspaper that said he was homosexual.
Thank God for freedom of speech.
Of the 36 writers and publishers that Saudi billionaire and terror financier Khalid bin Mahfouz has sued or threatened to sue in England for libel, only Rachel Ehrenfeld the author of Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed - and How to Stop It has not backed down.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth Diana Furchtgott-Roth is a Senior Fellow with the Hudson Institute whose expertise is economics, jobs and labor economics, tax policies and regulation.
During the Reagan Administration, she was an economist on the staff of Reagan's Council of Economic Advisors from 1986 to 1987. She served as Deputy Executive Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Associate Director of the Office of Policy Planning in the White House under President George H.W. Bush. She is co-authored Women's Figures: An Illustrated Guide to the Economics of Women in America and The Feminist Dilemma: When Success Is Not Enough and she was editor to the Overcoming Barriers to Entrepreneurship in the United States, now available in paperback. She has a weekly syndicated column on economics that appears in the New York Sun on Wednesday.
Rachel Ehrenfeld, Ph.D.
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld s the Director of the American Center for Democracy (www.acdemocracy.org) and an author who writes on terrorism and corruption-related topics. She has lectured on these issues in many countries, and has advised banking communities, law enforcement agencies, and governments, including the U.S. Defense Department's Threat Reduction Agency. She testified before the European Parliament on how the Palestinian Authority uses aid money to fund its terror activities, provided evidence to the British Parliament on the corruption of the PA, and testified before the U.S. Congress on terrorism related issues. She currently works on issues related to the Financial and Economic Jihad against America and the West. Dr. Ehrenfeld's writings also appear in the New York Sun as well as many other news publications. She is author of the book, Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed - and How to Stop It.
We will have both of the featured books available at the June 12 Speaker Forum
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For After-politics Socializing
Come join us afterwards for drinks at: Margarita Murphy's 591 Third Avenue Between 38th and 39th streets