Why the Taliban will NOT turn over Bin Laden
Simple reason: The leader of the Taliban is MARRIED to Bin Laden's daughter.
The unexpected decision to seek a ruling from the scholars was announced by Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar
after a high-level Pakistani delegation visited him Monday in the southeastern city of Kandahar, where bin Laden is also based.
The ulema includes many non-Taliban scholars who could be prepared to countenance some sort of deal -- although any decision, or fatwa, will have to be approved by Omar, who is married to bin Laden's eldest daughter.
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