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Dear Mr. Jeff

Reader comment on item: Intricacies of Egypt's Coup d'├ętat Explained
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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Jul 30, 2013 at 11:50

"The attorney general, who, unlike Dick Cheney, Peter King and Dianne Feinstein, actually has some say in the matter, announced that Snowden won't receive the death penalty."

My Answer : The attorney general of the US has got the same credibility as the former president Bush has over his allegations of WMD-s in Iraq. To make it simple both has ultimately no credibility.

"Just who were those American citizens taken out by the US Army? Not the gentle, peaceful Anwar al-Awlaki? "

My Answer : Had those American citizens be taken out had they been born of Anglo-Saxon wombs and still work for Al-Qaeda ? I guess not. John Walker Lind was found as working along side Al-Qaeda and yet he was not taken out. So that proves my point I believe.

"Unlike Islamic charities, western charities 1, spend no money on bombs or bomb plots, "

My Answer: You must take into consideration that CIA used a Western charity for distributing polios to target Osama in Pakistan. If these charities did not collude with the CIA or Mossad how do you think Mossad or CIA would be able to kill Iranians , Palestinians or any one for that matter at will ? How do you think these intelligence agencies get the information ? These charities are the answers.

There is a reason that these charities have been kicked out of Egypt and Russia. That is the reason.

"How closely did you follow the trial of Dr. Shakil Afridi? Not very. How about the trial of Pastor Saeed Abedini? "

My Answer: I do not know much about these people but surely these people may not prove to be as influential in changing history as Snowden or Assange or Manning. So why should anyone be considered about these petty criminals ?

"Contrary to your typical claims, no American who has spoken out this way has faced any penalty whatsoever."

My Answer: Please correct your answer. Those who happen to be born from the wombs of Anglo-Saxon mothers have not been facing any penalties. What about Ibragim Todashev ? He got bullets simply being of a different skin color.

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