The full story and the video is here http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6201333.ece
While I totally feel that no man should be put through such pain, I wonder if the US may be over-reacting over this. If the deal do not go ahead as a result of this, it would be wrong in my opinion. The action of a single person - no matter how influential - shouldn't hamper developments that would favour millions of people.
It is a storm in a tea cup and perhaps the US should get a grip? Remember that if they won't go ahead, loads of nation would gladly take on the project at US expense.