Thursday, 5 May 2011


FRESH anger erupted yesterday over Britain’s £650million aid gift to Pakistan after it emerged that Osama Bin Laden had been living there.
David Cameron sparked dismay last month when he announced the massive handout on the eve of tax rises and benefit cuts in Britain.
The Prime Minister also promised the Pakistani security services, which are widely blamed for funding and arming the Taliban highly sensitive military technology to combat roadside bombs.
The gesture came after Mr Cameron sparked a diplomatic rift last year when he accused Pakistan of “looking both ways” on terrorism.
But the act of financial goodwill was met with anger last night in the wake of the Al Qaeda leader’s assassination.
Tory MP Philip Davies, who criticised the aid payment when it was announced in April, said: “It is extraordinary to give £650 million of taxpayers’ money to a country that at best is facing both ways and at worst harbouring the world’s worst terrorist.”...

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