Doctor Shakil Afridi, started a fake vaccination program to both locate bin Laden and attempt to get his DNA. His reward was for the U.S. to leave him in Pakistan and let Pakistan know who he was.
The doctor tried to escape after the raid and within days of the May 2nd raid, without having received any help from us for himself or his family, he was languishing in prison.
At some point after the assassination, U.S. blabbermouths confirmed that Dr. Afridi conducted the operation and Afridi then disappeared for a year. He was held by a tribal council and tortured during that time.
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer told Fox News: “From what I’m hearing, we did pretty much nothing…We did nothing diplomatically at all, didn’t raise a finger. … From what my sources tell me, we did nothing to try and help this guy.”
Afridi’s role in the capture was later confirmed by Leon Panetta who acknowledged publicly on January 27th 2012 that a Pakistani doctor provided key information to the U.S. in advance of the successful Navy SEAL assault on Osama bin Laden’s compound.
Specifically, Panetta told CBS’s “60 Minutes” in 2012 that Shakil Afridi helped provide intelligence for the raid on bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Panetta said he is “very concerned” for the doctor[…]