Monday, May 02, 2011

Fars News (Iran): "Former Pakistani Top Security Official Holds Deep Doubts about Bin Laden's Death"

Let the conspiracist spin begin:
Former Director of Pakistan's Military Intelligence Organization General Hamid Gol questioned the authenticity and reliability of the pictures showing the al-Qaeda Leader, Osama bin Laden, as dead, and said certain ambiguities have made him suspicious of the American account of bin Laden's death.

Speaking to FNA in Islamabad on Monday, General Gol said "the pictures of bin Laden's dead body and the dark relations between the American and Pakistani intelligence agencies" can made everyone suspicious of the US report on the death of the al-Qaeda leader.

"The pictures of bin Laden's corpse show him agile and strong, while the al-Qaeda leader was sick and was receiving medical treatment for his illness. Hence, we cannot rest assured that bin Laden was killed during the last night operations," Gol said.

General Gol said killing bin Laden is not a great job as it was years ago, because bin Laden was a used card for the West's ominous goals in the Muslim countries and he was no more important in the campaign on terrorism, specially considering that the al-Qaeda is now stronger than the past and has even found strong footholds in Europe. [...}
Interesting last bit.

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