Tag: aafia siddiqui (last 300)

Siddiqui trial a strange one

(NYT) Siddiqui defense: no bullets, casings from M4, bullet holes in wall were there before.

Aafia Siddiqui convicted

(Reuters) Former MIT neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui convicted of firing rifle at FBI in Afghanistan.
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Cause celebre

(Guardian) The bizarre, murky case of Aafia Siddiqui, Pakistani-Am neuroscientist accused of firing at an American soldier. Involves ex-husband, ISI, CIA.

Man up

(Tazeen Tazeen) Pakistani prof: While we want shady Aafia Siddiqui released, HRC is making clear that everyone with $5 to spare will tell us what to do. The elite want the U.S. to meddle so they can blame chaos on someone else.

Siddiqui forced into court

(WaPo) The U.S. claims ex-neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, accused of firing at U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, is faking mental illness.

Siddiqui indictment drops terrorism angle

(WaPo) MIT-trained neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui’s indictment contains no charges of terrorism. She was allegedly carrying a wishlist of potential targets, but there was no credible plot.
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Siddiqui signals shift in terror prosecution

(WaPo) Aafia Siddiqui’s case signals the U.S. gov’t is realizing it’s much easier to make a criminal case than a terrorism case with an ‘enemy combatant,’ which involves conspiracy and sensitive materials.
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MIT neuroscientist held in Afghanistan

(NYT) Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist trained at MIT and Brandeis and married to an AQ member, allegedly tried to kill American soldiers and F.B.I. agents in Afghanistan last month.