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ASYLUM FOR TERRORISTS?
New York Post ^ | 3/07/03 | MARGALIT EDELMAN

Posted on 03/07/2003 2:31:28 AM PST by kattracks

Edited on 05/26/2004 5:12:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

March 7, 2003 -- FORMER Taliban fighter Wali Khan Ahmadzai hates America and Britain. Yet that hasn't stopped him from seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom.

He may well get it. America's closest ally in the War on Terror has already given him permission to remain in England indefinitely, along with former Taliban sports minister Mohammad Ibsan Mutmain, an unnamed Taliban secret service agent and two other Taliban fighters.


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1 posted on 03/07/2003 2:31:28 AM PST by kattracks
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It would like American officials decided all of a sudden Al Qaeda terrorists weren't really well... terrorists and political refugees deserving to be fed, clothed, and cared for by the American taxpayers. In the U.K's case, its like giving the terrorists (like the Taliban friends of the Al Qaeda 9-11 hostili humanis ) rope to hang the West with by letting them take advantage of a program meant to aid genuine refugees in a bid to escape justice for their crimes back at home. What a magnificient contribution on the part of Her Majesty's Government in the War On Terror!
2 posted on 03/07/2003 2:39:30 AM PST by goldstategop
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To: kattracks
It would be like American officials decided all of a sudden Al Qaeda terrorists weren't really well... terrorists and were instead political refugees deserving to be fed, clothed, and cared for by the American taxpayers. In the U.K's case, its like giving the terrorists (like the Taliban friends of the Al Qaeda 9-11 hostili humanis ) rope to hang the West with by letting them take advantage of a program meant to aid genuine refugees in a bid to escape justice for their crimes back at home. What a magnificient contribution on the part of Her Majesty's Government in the War On Terror!
3 posted on 03/07/2003 2:40:35 AM PST by goldstategop
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