This should be good for a few billion more from the ever-gullible Americans. Pakistani Double Game Update: “Pakistan nets Al Qaeda man ‘wanted for London attacks,'” by Rana Jawad for AFP, January 21 (thanks to Louis):
ISLAMABAD (AFP) — Pakistani forces on Wednesday arrested a Saudi, senior Al-Qaeda operative allegedly wanted in connection with the 2005 attacks on London in a lightning raid in the country’s lawless tribal belt.
Security stormed a militant den in the northwestern city of Peshawar, capturing the operative and six other suspected militants, a senior Pakistani security official told AFP on condition of anonymity.
The official said the Al-Qaeda operative was wanted for the July 7, 2005 suicide bombings in London, and named him as Zabi ul Taifi.
“He’s been arrested in the northwestern city of Peshawar this morning. The suspect has been shifted to Islamabad for interrogation,” the official said.
“It was a well-planned raid carried out against a militant den. The culprits were caught off guard and captured without resistance,” the official said.
Another security official described the Saudi national as a plotter of the July 7 bombings that killed 52 commuters in the English capital….
Pakistan rejects Western accusations that it is not doing enough to tackle the extremist threat within its own borders, where a wave of attacks carried out by fundamentalists have killed more than 1,500 people in 17 months….