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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-05-11 10:06 PM
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3. More "Anonymous Officials" leaking info like this.
I trust the WaPo less than NYT's and whoever the "officials" are that leaked it are trying to make it seem that Bin Laden was shot in the back. This kind of stuff used to be classified. If we are going after Bradley Manning then we need to know the names of these "Officials" to be able to verify if they are credible or just some folks like Lieberman and Repugs on the House or Senate Intelligence Committees trying to get digs in and distort what went on. Maybe this is the truth...but if they don't want to go on the record with their names...how do we know?

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From the article:

The CIAs job was to find and fix, said a U.S. official, using Special Operations forces terminology for the identification and location of a high-value target. The intelligence work was as complete as it was going to be, and it was the militarys turn to finish the target.

The official, like others quoted for this article, spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak for the record. The CIA declined to comment.

U.S. officials provided new details on bin Ladens final moments, saying the al-Qaeda leader was first spotted by U.S. forces in the doorway of his room on the compounds third floor. Bin Laden then turned and retreated into the room before being shot twice in the head and in the chest. U.S. commandos later found an AK-47 and a pistol in the room.
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