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CIA chiefs face arrest over horrific evidence of bloody 'video-game' sorties by drone pilots
The Daily Mail ^ | 10/21/2012 | David Rose

Posted on 10/21/2012 8:53:22 AM PDT by mojito

The Mail on Sunday today reveals shocking new evidence of the full horrific impact of US drone attacks in Pakistan.

A damning dossier assembled from exhaustive research into the strikes’ targets sets out in heartbreaking detail the deaths of teachers, students and Pakistani policemen. It also describes how bereaved relatives are forced to gather their loved ones’ dismembered body parts in the aftermath of strikes.

The dossier has been assembled by human rights lawyer Shahzad Akbar, who works for Pakistan’s Foundation for Fundamental Rights and the British human rights charity Reprieve.

Filed in two separate court cases, it is set to trigger a formal murder investigation by police into the roles of two US officials said to have ordered the strikes. They are Jonathan Banks, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Islamabad station, and John A. Rizzo, the CIA’s former chief lawyer. Mr Akbar and his staff have already gathered further testimony which has yet to be filed....

In the first case, which has already been heard by a court in Islamabad, judgment is expected imminently. If the judge grants Mr Akbar’s petition, an international arrest warrant will be issued via Interpol against the two Americans.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; akbar; banks; bleedingheartattack; cia; ciapakistan; clivestaffordsmith; ffr; interpol; johnarizzo; johnrizzo; jonathanbanks; obamaforeignpolicy; obamalegacy; obamaswar; pakistan; reprieve; rizzo; shahzadakbar; staffordsmith; taliban; waronterror; wheresthebabysroom
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A possibly nasty little affair for Zero in the last weeks of the campaign. If Interpol attempts to nab CIA agents, this might get ugly.
1 posted on 10/21/2012 8:53:27 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

This is why I have to laugh at the “Tree of Liberty, Blood Of Tyrants” crowd. They won’t even see it coming.


2 posted on 10/21/2012 8:56:59 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: mojito

The silence from the “anti-war left” has been deafening.


3 posted on 10/21/2012 8:57:16 AM PDT by MamaLucci (Obama lied, people died.)
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To: mojito

If you harbor terrorists, you become a terrorist also.


4 posted on 10/21/2012 8:59:10 AM PDT by major-pelham
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To: mojito
A possibly nasty little affair for Zero in the last weeks of the campaign. If Interpol attempts to nab CIA agents, this might get ugly.

Nab?

Seriously?

Poison Photo-Drop .. decision to release photographs .. will imperil nation .. its defenders.
Tue May 12 09:52:58 2009 · 13 of 21
null and void to Sergeant Tim

Before he is done I fully expect him to release the names, addresses and phone numbers of anyone anywhere in the world who has ever provided any information to agency workers.

The damage to US intel will last multiple generations.

Bammy's more likely to turn them over as a show of good faith...
5 posted on 10/21/2012 9:01:05 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1370 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: mojito

A dossier of the victim’s testimonies? And in a Pakistani court?? Nothing biased here!!

And how do we know all these “teachers, students and Pakistani policemen” weren’t actually terrorists helping to kill NATO troops in Afghanistan? NATO troops have paid a hard and bloody price for Pakistan’s duplicitous sheltering of Al-Quaeda.


6 posted on 10/21/2012 9:01:53 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: mojito
human rights lawyer Shahzad Akbar, who works for Pakistan’s Foundation for Fundamental Rights

This guy has enough work in his own country to keep him busy before he goes after the CIA.

7 posted on 10/21/2012 9:10:08 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks mojito.
...sets out in heartbreaking detail the deaths of teachers, students and Pakistani policemen.
The next drone strike should be...


8 posted on 10/21/2012 9:12:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Wolfie

You’ll need to explain yourself. What are you saying? Patriots will get hit by Hellfire missiles? Interpol will arrest them? The CIA will take them out?


9 posted on 10/21/2012 9:13:13 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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Michael Weaver posted this on Facebook:

Michael Weaver

10 posted on 10/21/2012 9:16:21 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: mojito

the GUardian is so far left they make O look reasonable. Notice that these so called convictions are coming from the ever so reliable Paki courts. Screw em all. Collateral damage happens when terrorists hide amongst civilians


11 posted on 10/21/2012 9:16:26 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: mojito
If Interpol attempts to nab CIA agents, this might get ugly.

Interpol can't arrest anyone.

12 posted on 10/21/2012 9:16:51 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: mojito

Obama shoots Pakistanis with one hand, and sends them billions of dollars in aid without congressional approval with the other.


13 posted on 10/21/2012 9:16:57 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: mojito

The report said of those, up to 881 were civilians, including 176 children. Only 41 people who had died had been confirmed as ‘high-value’ terrorist targets.
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How is this acceptable considering the ROE our troops on the ground in Afghanistan and even our Border Patrol must deal with?


14 posted on 10/21/2012 9:18:44 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: canuck_conservative
"teachers, students and Pakistani policemen"

Sounds like the contents of a Madrassa.

15 posted on 10/21/2012 9:20:01 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: mojito

Sounds like we need more drones....


16 posted on 10/21/2012 9:21:15 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: mojito

Coming soon to any city in America. Thanks Obama/military industrial complex.


17 posted on 10/21/2012 9:24:54 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: mojito

Gee, I wonder if the MSM will run with this they way they did with Abu Ghraib? Oh, wait. There’s a different guy in the White House now. Nothing to see here....


18 posted on 10/21/2012 9:25:05 AM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: mojito
If you think that's cool, just wait until we start using our "nuke 'em from space" technologies!

Pin point accurate, or close enough, Tungsten rods, beam weapons etc, from orbit...all with just the touch from a keyboard.

All we have to do is remove what little is left of our morality, finish kicking God out of our lives, remove the last few checks and balances on government power and just give in, and we, the people, could easily become the most evil force the world has ever known.

Imagine what a Mao or Stalin or Hitler or any other you care to name could have done with the world we've created.

Who knows, we might not have to imagine. The rate we are going, we likely will experience it for ourselves. We are "the power that can't fall into the wrong hands."

19 posted on 10/21/2012 9:27:03 AM PDT by GBA (Vote as if your Freedom depended on it...)
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To: kevao

If they really want to get serious, screw the CIA guys.

“When a rare opportunity for a drone strike at a top terrorist arises — but his family is with him — it is the president who has reserved to himself the final moral calculation.

“He is determined that he will make these decisions about how far and wide these operations will go,” said Thomas E. Donilon, his national security adviser. “His view is that he’s responsible for the position of the United States in the world.” He added, “He’s determined to keep the tether pretty short.” “
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0


20 posted on 10/21/2012 9:29:11 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: mojito

“The dossier has been assembled by human rights lawyer Shahzad Akbar ...”

As in “Allah Akbar?


21 posted on 10/21/2012 9:30:31 AM PDT by shove_it (DNC = perpetual emotion machine)
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To: mojito
The dossier has been assembled by human rights lawyer Shahzad Akbar, who works for Pakistan’s Foundation for Fundamental Rights and the British human rights charity Reprieve.

Well, then, of course its all true.

22 posted on 10/21/2012 9:31:43 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: GBA
Ah but the clintoon administration showed US how to deal with this eventuality, just give the same weapons technology to our enemies and neither will use it. Right? ... RIGHT?

And little barry bastard commie is providing the second phase of this surrender, by importing Islam into the US Government and funding the terrorists orgs of same world-wide.

23 posted on 10/21/2012 9:35:08 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: mojito

Free-fire zones with drones. Coming to an American city near you.

Wars run by the CIA???? Lousy hit ratio and accountable to no one, just how our dictator likes it.

Time to shut this one down.


24 posted on 10/21/2012 9:38:07 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: mojito

Where can I play? How many points do you get for a cripple Red Crescent radical sympathizer crossing the road on a furniture dolly?


25 posted on 10/21/2012 9:45:20 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: shove_it

Too bad those drones don’t drop tactical nukes.


26 posted on 10/21/2012 9:45:49 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: gotribe

So you believe the statistics given to us by some Pakistani Muslim?


27 posted on 10/21/2012 9:50:52 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: shove_it

Aren’t dossiers usually placed in binders?


28 posted on 10/21/2012 10:05:35 AM PDT by liege (I'll pay more for tomatoes...or lettuce.)
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To: liege; gr8eman

I was just wondering if this guy Shahzad Akbar was related to Allah Akbar, they both have the same last name.


29 posted on 10/21/2012 10:19:21 AM PDT by shove_it (DNC = perpetual emotion machine)
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To: mojito

I guess we could go back to the old days of carpet bombing those who attack us if they so insist.

On the other hand, they could stop attacking and would then not be attacked.

Their choice.


30 posted on 10/21/2012 10:36:39 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: mojito

This is the problem with video game warfare. Real people getting killed is not a game.


31 posted on 10/21/2012 10:49:58 AM PDT by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: mojito

islamists belong dead. Kill more of them.


32 posted on 10/21/2012 10:54:57 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Delhi Rebels

Actually, I think they might be able to, and here in our own country. I recall a big stink that was buried about 18 months ago about another executive order that was an “agreement” that would allow them to. I don’t know what happened to it though.


33 posted on 10/21/2012 10:56:01 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: mojito

Wasn’t Obama bragging about ordering drone strikes? Aren’t the leftie media applauding him for ordering drone strikes? Why don’t the Pakis arrest him?


34 posted on 10/21/2012 11:07:21 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Irenic
White Hut/Crib's ROE #1: There are no Rules for ∅bummer&TheRegimeFromHell.
35 posted on 10/21/2012 11:18:46 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The 0bummer Penguin & Bidet Joker: We played this country like a harp from hell.)
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To: ozzymandus
The left is largely unhappy about the drones.

This would be a great thing for Romney to bring up in the debates Monday night but I'm not sure he would unless he intends to discontinue the use of drones.

36 posted on 10/21/2012 11:25:41 AM PDT by what's up
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To: mojito

word is that Obama is infatuated with these drone attacks.


37 posted on 10/21/2012 11:44:06 AM PDT by Revel
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To: kevslisababy

The big stink was about Obama giving Interpol immunity from prosecution, or something like that. Interpol cannot arrest anyone (yet).


38 posted on 10/21/2012 11:51:04 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Wolfie

The EUSSR was created under the radar by using weak institutions that almost no one was paying attention to.

There is going to be a major effort to overthrow our nation using UN structures. I see it, clear as day.

I think either Obama or x42 will be the next Secretary General.


39 posted on 10/21/2012 11:53:54 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Thanks, I wasn’t sure exactly what it was, but I remember it stunk.


40 posted on 10/21/2012 11:56:01 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: gotribe
Having the same thought abbout all this talk about drones in the U S A . Getting kids hooked on video games ,were they can't tell the difference between a game and the real thing.
41 posted on 10/21/2012 12:04:47 PM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: kevslisababy
Actually, I think they might be able to, and here in our own country.

No they can't. They have no powers of arrest, not even in France where they are headquartered. They are an administrative and criminal intelligence service only.

42 posted on 10/21/2012 1:00:39 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Wolfie

What does the murder of non-combatants have to do with freedom and liberty?


43 posted on 10/21/2012 2:17:53 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: mojito

It’s going to take more that the word of America hating pakistani muslims to convince me.


44 posted on 10/21/2012 4:49:43 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: mojito


45 posted on 10/21/2012 5:53:33 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mojito

Shazad Akbar works for the UK “legal charity” Reprieve.

Reprieve’s legal director was or is Clive Stafford-Smith, who has been one of the folks pushing for the release of terrorists from Gitmo, who as we know tend to go back to committing the same acts of terror once they are released as they did before capture, even up to the present day Benghazi case. maybe old Clive is the one who procured the release of the fellow who led the attack on our mission.

Clive Stafford-Smith is a recipient of funding from George Soros. Clive was involved in the “secret prisons” campaign to defend KSM and others.

George Soros is one of the big financiers of the radical Democrats. George Soros had the time of his life helping violate the human rights of other people.


46 posted on 10/21/2012 11:33:34 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: EEGator

Yeah, unfortunately against those given by his administration, I do.


47 posted on 10/22/2012 3:41:14 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

See post #41.


48 posted on 10/22/2012 4:25:26 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: mojito
Mr Akbar and his staff ....

AKA the Taliban .... Get back to us, guys, when you've found the head of Daniel Pearl. Until then, go stuff yourselves.

And that includes you officious blue-helmet wankers.

49 posted on 10/22/2012 8:59:21 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Wolfie
This is why I have to laugh at the “Tree of Liberty, Blood Of Tyrants” crowd. They won’t even see it coming.

What do you mean? You don't think seriously that Interpol is going to pinch a couple of guys carrying diplomatic passports and then "accidentally" let a Pakistani mob get to them and slaughter them in the street like the Libyans did?

Because that would be the most likely outcome of an arrest and incarceration in a crackerbox Paki jail.

That could make Islamabad suddenly disappear.

50 posted on 10/22/2012 9:04:50 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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