Pakistan government arrests informants

I was wondering how long it would be before the Pakistani government retaliated against the United States. I know they have said all of the right things, but they were exposed with this raid. To have bin Laden right under their noses and they not know is unbelievable. So these arrests are all about saving face and trying to make a point. But oh well....

Some of the Pakistani informants who helped lead the CIA to Osama bin Laden have been arrested by the country’s intelligence agency in the weeks since the al Qaeda leader was killed, reinforcing U.S. concerns that Islamabad is undermining the war on terror.

The Pakistani government has detained five CIA informants, U.S. officials told The New York Times in a story posted late Tuesday. Among those taken into custody is a major in the Pakistani Army who copied the license plates of cars entering bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound in the weeks leading up to the raid.

Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed the arrests to CNN. “There were a number of people arrested in Abbottabad after the raid on the Osama bin Laden compound,” Syed Azmat Ali, a Pakistani military spokesman, told CNN.

The suspects, he said, were “picked up from the compound where bin Laden was found and a house in Abbottabad that was used to monitor the bin Laden compound activities.”

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