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American held by al-Qaeda makes
video appeal to Barack Obama

Telegraph [UK], by Rob Crilly

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/26/2013 6:44:37 AM

An American held by al-Qaeda in Pakistan has recorded a video message saying he feels “totally abandoned” by his country and asking President Barack Obama to open negotiations for his release. Warren Weinstein, who is now 72, was snatched from his home in the city of Lahore in 2011, where he had worked as a development contractor. He wore a black woollen hat and spoke in a tired monotone in the 13-minute video, which was apparently made by as-Sahab, al-Qaeda’s media arm, and sent to The Telegraph along with other media houses. “I am now over 72 years of age. I am

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 12/26/2013 7:47:26 AM     (No. 9668034)

Dear Barack the Magnificent,

Send 10 million dollars for the American. We know you´re good for it.

Yours in the Prophet,
al

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable, 12/26/2013 8:12:40 AM     (No. 9668071)

PLEASE Do not forget about my friend, Professor and mentor, Warren!!!!! FREE HIM!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jir, 12/26/2013 8:49:38 AM     (No. 9668110)

I have been praying for the safe and speedy return of Robert Levenson, Sgt. Bowie Bergdahl and Warren Weinstein for quite some time. Every day. I encourage all posters to do so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/26/2013 12:52:24 PM     (No. 9668468)

Warren Weinstein? Somehow I think he´d stand a better chance if his name was Trayvon or the like.

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