obl.

obl.

abbr.
1. oblique
2. oblong
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Mr Khan's remarks in the TV interview were in response to often repeated criticism in the US that Pakistan did not help much in the fight against terrorism, particularly in the capture of OBL.
Rejecting insinuations about OBL, the foreign secretary reminded the US CdA that it was Pakistan's intelligence cooperation that provided the initial evidence to trace the whereabouts of OBL. She told the CdA that no other country had paid a heavier price than Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.
Rejecting the insinuations about OBL, Foreign Secretary reminded the US CdA that it was Pakistan's intelligence cooperation that provided the initial evidence to trace the whereabouts of OBL.
US-led NATO forces attacked Afghanistan after the Taliban regime failed to produce OBL. Massive bombing campaigns drove the bulk of Al-Qaeda into hiding in the Afghan-Pakistan border region, where they regrouped and continued their heinous bombing operations from Bali in 2002 to Madrid in 2004 to London in 2005.
Few confidently critique mainstream media narratives as to "what happened." I found not a single reference, for example, to the contrary narrative of the killing of OBL proposed by celebrated investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, even though in their epilogue the editors do critique the movie Zero Dark Thirty for its disingenuous acceptance of CIA accounts of the contribution of torture to the discovery of OBL. The complexities of Western intelligence fabrications and manipulations of jihadist movements, of the divide-and-rule constructions and exploitations of Sunni-Shi'a conflicts, these remain almost entirely absent.
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He further highlighted that extensive propaganda is in air to relate every bad thing with AQ and OBL. In this connection, he stated that during the Soviet-Afghan war, OBL was merely a marginal player.
There was no 0real and sustained priority given to the search for OBL.
- There is no agreement or arrangements for OXX or the Albers Group to have any director or representative appointed to the board of OBL.
The report also claim that after the raid US president Obama visited the special group headquarters in America but never ask name of the person who fired on OBL. It further claim that the president met the dog which was part of the operation.
I am not criticizing President Obamas decision not to give advance warning to the Pakistanis prior to the raid and killing of OBL. Given the record of premature leaks on other operations, there was at least a strong, rational basis for that decision.
counterparts and it is this information that became the basis to locate OBL.