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  • Pakistani doctor who helped get Bin Laden was denied asylum in U.S., report reveals

    05/17/2013 9:24:58 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 17, 2013 | Sib Kaifee
    The jailed doctor who helped the U.S. track down Usama bin Laden was convicted by a tribal court on bogus charges, according to a classified Pakistani government report. Portions of the voluminous 357-page Abbottobad Commission Report, which has yet to be made public and were obtained exclusively by Fox News, acknowledge Dr. Shakil Afridi’s conviction last year by a government-sponsored Jirga has undermined Pakistan’s credibility. The report calls for Afridi to be given a new trial.
  • Bush to visit Fort Polk Tuesday

    02/13/2004 5:37:17 PM PST · by FireTrack · 21 replies · 196+ views
    Associated Press | Feb 13, 2004
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush plans a visit next week to Fort Polk, home to a regiment due to return soon from a year of service in Iraq. Bush will speak to military personnel at the base on Tuesday, White House spokesman Scott McClellan said Friday. The 4,000-strong 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, in Iraq since last March, is due to return sometime in March or April. It is to be replaced by a brigade from the 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas, as part of a larger troop rotation announced earlier by the Pentagon. The 2nd Armored, the oldest...
  • Letter to Rowan Williams and the Primates of the Anglican Communion

    10/31/2003 5:59:44 PM PST · by ahadams2 · 7 replies · 65+ views
    ACR via the AAC website ^ | 30 October 2003 | The Association for Church Renewal
    Letter to Rowan Williams and the Primates of the Anglican Communion The Association for Church Renewal October 30, 2003 The Most Reverend Rowan D. Williams Lambeth Palace London, SE1 7JU October 29, 2003 Your Grace: As a fellowship of renewing and confessing movement leaders within mainline Protestant denominations in the United States and Canada, the Association for Church Renewal notes with sadness the decision of the Episcopal Church USA to confirm the election of The Rev. V. Gene Robinson, an unrepentant practicing homosexual, as Bishop and to recognize liturgies celebrating and blessing “same-sex unions.” By these radical actions, the Episcopal...