An article published in November by the Middle East Forum in National Review, exposing the jihadist and other Islamist ties of Pakistan’s next nominated ambassador to the United States, Masood Khan, continues to cause trouble for the Islamabad regime and its Islamist proxies in the United States.
On January 27, Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) wrote to President Biden, citing and relying entirely on the Forum’s article, to express his “grave concern about the appointment of Masood Khan as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States,” and noting Khan’s praise of “both terrorists and foreign terrorist organizations.”
Perry concluded by stating he was “encouraged that the State Department has reportedly placed a pause on approving Masood Khan” and urged the administration to reject Khan completely.
This delay was first reported by Pakistani newspaper, The Nation, on January 23.
Indian media and television have now reported the matter extensively, citing both Perry’s letter and the National Review article, in broadcasts to millions of Indians.
Pakistani officials have responded angrily, with both the Pakistani embassy and Foreign Office officials denouncing the reports as Indian “disinformation,” and Pakistani officials blocking Middle East Forum researchers on Twitter.