Tag: Leon Panetta
Bump: In an interview on "60 Minutes" tonight, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticizes Pakistan for arresting Shakil Afridi, the doctor that the CIA asked to run a fake vaccine program in hopes of getting DNA to confirm Osama bin Laden's presence at the Abbottabad compound. An inquiry commission in Pakistan has since recommended that Dr. Afridi be charged with high treason. Panetta says Pakistan should release Afridi:
“For them to take this kind of action against somebody who was helping to go after terrorism, I just think is a real mistake on their part.
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Unless, that is, someone asks us a hard question in a confirmation hearing.
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