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-- imprisoned Pakistani doctor -- does get bin Laden is just heated up it's so heated that one US senators threatening Pakistan.
What is the threat and really carried out senator Rand Paul is here to tell us.
Senator how do you what what let's get -- understand it your -- say that the money should be off the table at Pakistan tell me what you intended user.
Well you not a lot of sympathy for doctor afridi out of position and -- about the same age.
It's hard for me to imagine you know what courage it must've taken in his society to turn bin Laden and you know bin Laden's one of the world's worst mass murders and he was turned in and one point we offered a fifty million dollars for ransom for any information.
This doctor was brave enough to -- -- men and to help our CIA and and Pakistan's now imprisoning him for 33 years I don't think we should give any taxpayer money to a government that's imprisoning a guy who really ought to be treated as a hero.
So I have legislation that would cut off the Pakistani aid and would also grant US citizenship to this doctor and let him and his family come to our country.
How popular is it an embed be so -- chance to sort of get an idea take the -- somehow -- -- resident in the US senate.
We're gonna try next week we're -- -- session this week but next week I'll try to attach it to a bill.
And I'm gonna try to draw attention to this because.
I don't think there's any US taxpayers out there that want their money being sent to Pakistan.
When Pakistan treats -- people this -- Pakistan also has a woman in jail.
She's threatened with execution for blasphemy.
She says she didn't say it about her co workers that she says something about the profit.
That's not the kind of society we should be sending US taxpayer dollars to him.
What is -- complicated and controversial aspects about diplomacy and money is that -- -- often and then rather -- attractive position trying to fire friends they have nuclear weapons I don't know how secure they are.
There are route to Afghanistan they surely about laws as I'm not I'm not suggest him a big fan.
But one of the things that we attrition try to do is at least you used the money as a way to the extent we can.
To manipulate them to stop doing a horrible things like terrorism so where do you fall in that discussion.
I think is practically it doesn't work we've been trying to -- dictators throughout the world for the last 5060 years.
We paid Mubarak sixty billion dollars overtime -- did he do he and his family stole it.
We did the same -- Mobutu in Congo.
We did the same with -- got -- and rhodesian Zimbabwe so I don't think it really works in these people steal from their people.
In -- from a humanitarian perspective it doesn't get to the people their leaders steal it immediately once it gets there.
But in this case it's really just insulting to the American people to send it to the Pakistani regime.
Which is threatening Christians with execution.
Threatening this man with 33 years in prison.
My question to president Obama's administration is where's the fifty million to -- ransom you promised.
We promised under George Bush and President Obama I believe it was fifty million dollars for any information leading -- arrest or capture of bin Laden.
This doctor helped us and now we're letting him languish in jail and giving money to their government that is holding him in prison.
Is if a lot of people I -- are helping us around the world in -- war on terror and to get -- But I think a lot -- than we -- this guy out to dry and -- curious are there any sort efforts internally being done.
So that we don't do that to others who are likewise helping us because.
If this man if we did hang him out to dry and he's now sit in -- languishing.
If I wonder you know are we not -- in -- we not been Smart and health and prevent it from happening in the future.
Well I don't think we're strong enough I think queen and negotiate from a position of weakness I think -- Right now Pakistan would release -- tomorrow we threaten not to give them the billion dollars in foreign -- we're going to give them.
No we did reduce it but at the same time I think they would understand a position of strength.
I think if we had a president who tomorrow said you don't get one penny of US taxpayer money.
And -- you release this gentleman lets you start treating Christians with compassion.
And less you start talking about having religious freedom in your country.
I don't think -- with the senate voted not to to cut there of the cut the amount we give to -- stand by 33 million dollars.
With the amount of money that we give -- 33 million dollars is is meaningless it's it's symbolic but that's not -- -- at all.
I'm curious what you think will happen if we do simply cut the money.
Wow what happens what is what is facts and -- -- Well I think what happens when we negotiate from a position of strength as they react in Egypt.
I threatened to cut off Egypt's aid and the sixteen Americans who were there were released so I think when you do threaten their aid.
You get results when you give them their money and try to buy their friendship and just look the other way you get more of the same.
We did this for decade after decade with with Mobutu in Congo.
He was torturing his rivals his people had no running water had no electricity and he was living in palaces.
It doesn't work.
Besides it makes no sense anymore because we're borrowing the money from China to send -- to Pakistan.
Or to send it to Egypt.
We don't have money to be sending around the world we shouldn't be doing it 75% of the American people -- opposed to this so I think things should change.
This should be a wake up call for -- -- Senator thank you --