Bahrain expels top US diplomat after meeting with main opposition group US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malinowski (C) meeting with Bahrain's Al-Wefaq opposition group leader Sheikh Ali Salman (L) on July 6, 2014.( AFP Photo / AL-Wefaq Media) [HR][/HR] No cookie. No cookie distributor. No sniper. No sniper attack. No assassin. No assassination attempt. I do not like the Bahraini regime, but this is a prudent move. BTW, what's up with these Assistant Secretaries of State trying to poke around everywhere?