Friday, August 29, 2003

Headline: Govt urged to make public 'secret talks' on Osama

ISLAMABAD, Aug 27: Former prime minister and the chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Benazir Bhutto, has urged President General Pervez Musharraf to take the nation into confidence on what she said secret negotiations on the fate of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ... She said it was a startling disclosure by the newspaper that Gen Pervez Musharraf struck a deal with the US not to seize bin Laden after the Afghan war, claiming that he feared a backlash in his own country. This is the first disclosure that bin Laden was deliberately not captured when cornered in the Tora Bora mountains. Link found at >>Full story...

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