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Obama was briefed immediately about deathof British ex-pat Neil Heywood, whose...(PlaneShotDown)
Daily Mail ^ | April 22, 2012 | Hazel Knowles, Alex Gore

Posted on 04/22/2012 12:11:03 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

US President Barack Obama was told of the alleged murder of British businessman Neil Heywood before foreign secretary William Hague.

The president was briefed about the 41-year-old's suspected poisoning within hours of Chinese police chief Wang Lijun walking into a US consulate to tell officials he was murdered.

The decision to inform the President so soon after the killing of a British citizen overseas so soon after it happened was described as 'almost unprecedented'.

John Tkacik, who worked for the US state department in China for 20 years told The Sunday Telegraph: 'This was a very high official with extraordinary intelligence.

'In all of my experience I can't recall its equal.'

Mr Heywood's former business partner and powerful lawyer Gu Kailai - wife of rising Communist leader Bo Xilai - is suspected of ordering his murder and is under arrest.

Last night it was claimed that the couple ordered a plane to be blown out of the sky in a bid to kill a rival politician's wife.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 04/22/2012 12:11:08 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I am sooooooooooooo sure Obama will stand with London on this one.

2 posted on 04/22/2012 12:17:03 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1188 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Daily Mail UK...doing the job American Media won’t do.

3 posted on 04/22/2012 12:20:26 PM PDT by moovova
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Mr Bo, who was tipped to become a member of the nine-man Politburo that runs China, now faces an uncertain future. His 54-year-old wife is under arrest for ‘intentional homicide’ and faces the death penalty.

Party leadership-change time for the Commies and there is turmoil for the first time in decades.

Bo the popular Maoist is threatening the corrupt Dengists is how I understand it.

If the Maoists ever win maybe they will stop the masquerade of "free market capitalism." They will move quickly to the final stage of Deng's version of Lenin's NEP. That's where the Communists seize any remaining property of the useful idiots and put them on a slow boat to America penniless. And NO TARP for them when they get here, BTW.

Go Bo!

4 posted on 04/22/2012 1:40:54 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

I actually liked it better when the Chinese were Communist and rode around on bicycles, and WE were the ones with the modern cities and bustling factories!;)

5 posted on 04/22/2012 2:28:21 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Frank_2001

That sounds vaguely familiar.

6 posted on 04/22/2012 3:07:07 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hakluyt bump

7 posted on 11/30/2019 10:08:11 AM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge.)
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Clinton Turned Away High-Level Chinese Defector to Assist Beijing Leaders
9/20/2016, 5:38:27 PM · by LRoggy · 29 replies
Free Beacon ^ | 9/6/16 | Bill Gertz
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton turned away a high-ranking Chinese defector who sought political asylum after the communist police chief sought refuge in a U.S. consulate in southwestern China four years ago. Critics say Clinton’s handling of the defection of Wang Lijun, a close aide to a regional Communist Party leader, was a blunder and lost opportunity for U.S. intelligence to gain secrets about the leaders of America’s emerging Asian adversary. Instead of sheltering Wang and granting him political asylum, Clinton agreed to turn him over to Chinese authorities in Beijing, and claimed he was not qualified for American...

8 posted on 05/13/2020 1:44:19 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge.)
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