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  Reply # 464779 3-May-2011 10:37 Send private message

So, that's where he was hiding? From the same guy who tweeted the whole thing (and has now almost 80,000 followers, 75,000 more than last night):






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  Reply # 464787 3-May-2011 10:52 Send private message

This is the ABC video from inside the compound:





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  Reply # 464809 3-May-2011 11:53 Send private message

forget the requests for photos of the body, show us the dialysis machine!




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  Reply # 464900 3-May-2011 15:06 Send private message

I think putting his hideout up on Google maps may have been a mistake.

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  Reply # 464918 3-May-2011 16:47 Send private message

freitasm: So, that's where he was hiding? From the same guy who tweeted the whole thing (and has now almost 80,000 followers, 75,000 more than last night):




Wish the dude had access to a bloody tripod!

kiwitrc: I think putting his hideout up on Google maps may have been a mistake.


That "COMSATS" up the road has been cut & pasted over! And is that an Army collge north of the compound?

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  Reply # 464944 3-May-2011 18:06 Send private message

so the photo shown on tv3 is not the real one? http://gizmodo.com/#!5797595/no-this-is-not-osamas-cadaver





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  Reply # 464950 3-May-2011 18:15 Send private message

nakedmolerat: so the photo shown on tv3 is not the real one? http://gizmodo.com/#!5797595/no-this-is-not-osamas-cadaver


Correct, this has already been confirmed as a fake.




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  Reply # 465027 3-May-2011 21:54 Send private message

something dawned upon me after reading this : http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/osama-bin-laden/4954354/Get-the-courier-get-Osama-how-CIA-made-the-brea...

sounds like a plot from a Hollywood film! ... wow! never thought possible - well i won't put any spoilers in this ... can't wait for the movie and btw ... i don't think chuck will be in it sorry




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  Reply # 465217 4-May-2011 11:42 Send private message

New reports coming in that there was no "human" shield and that Bin Laden was unarmed also. He was just resisting capture when they decided to shoot him:
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed when U.S. special forces stormed his compound in Pakistan but he did resist before he was shot, the White House said on Tuesday.

A day after U.S. officials provided conflicting and in some cases false information about the details of the raid, White House spokesman Jay Carney gave a more detailed account of the operation. He cited the "fog of war" -- a phrase suggested by a reporter -- as a reason for the initial misinformation.

"On orders of the president, a small U.S. team assaulted a secure compound in an affluent suburb of Islamabad to capture or kill Osama bin Laden," Carney told reporters, reading from a statement prepared by the Department of Defence.

The team found three families, including bin Laden's, at two different buildings in the compound.

Commandos cleared the building where one family lived, while another team entered the first floor of bin Laden's house, where another family lived.

On that floor U.S. forces killed two al Qaeda couriers along with a woman who was "killed in cross-fire," Carney said, backing away from an earlier assertion that the woman had been used as a human shield.

Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee, said the woman may have been the wife of one of the couriers.

The commandos then found bin Laden and his family on the second and third floor of the house.

"There was concern that bin Laden would oppose the capture operation and, indeed, he resisted," Carney said.

"A woman ... bin Laden's wife, rushed the U.S. assaulter and was shot in the leg but not killed. Bin Laden was then shot and killed. He was not armed."

Carney declined to offer details on the form or extent of bin Laden's resistance.




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  Reply # 465229 4-May-2011 11:55

I know the first video is not related, but it will make the second one that much better....
Crap it does not link but I have put the link in below...


 


http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-may-2-2011/big-deady

 




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  Reply # 465520 4-May-2011 23:27 Send private message

talk about conspiracy... http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/osama-bin-laden/4959123/Osama-bin-Laden-raid-wife-not-used-as-human-shi...

osama was unarmed? why the need to headshot him? why not bring him to court? *facepalm*





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  Reply # 465523 4-May-2011 23:31 Send private message

Either way he was going to be killed...

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  Reply # 465577 5-May-2011 08:29 Send private message

If you are going to apprehend someone who is known for planning suicide attacks, and who is meant to be 100% committed to the cause, would you not consider the fact that he may have something nearby to blow himself up along with his would be captors?
In which case if he so much as blinks I'd be keen to put a bullet or 3 in him so I get to go home to be bought all the drinks I can ever drink.

Also remember that we are discussing this after the event and have all the time in the world. Those guys that walked into that room had no time to think. Only to react. The potential to die if you react too slow would have been pretty high quite often in those 40 odd mins!

Also, no matter how it was handled, someone or some group would always claim "fail!" or "scandal"

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  Reply # 465733 5-May-2011 13:51 Send private message

oxnsox:
KiwiNZ: He was killed today and buried at sea. Inline with Muslim custom he was buried with a day.

For the conspiracy theorists... (and naysayers) all options are now on the table.
Thanks Chuck



Conspiracy theories & naysayers aside don't you think it sounds rather strange that America would bury his body at sea just to follow Muslim custom?? 

Sounds odd to me...

And conveniently this all happens around Obama's re-election... lol lol lol     

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