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A senior Pakistani security official said U.S. troops killed Osama bin Laden in “cold blood,” fuelling a global controversy and straining a vital relationship Washington was trying to repair on Thursday.
And Pakistan’s army, in its first comment since Monday’s raid, threatened to halt cooperation with its military sponsor if it repeated what it called a violation of sovereignty.
But U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Washington was still anxious to maintain its alliance with Islamabad.
Read more at Haaretz.com.
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U.S. President Barack Obama has decided not to release photos of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden dead, U.S. television networks said on Wednesday.
“We discussed this internally, did DNA sampling. It was important for us the photos won’t become a propaganda tool,” Obama said, according to White House spokesman Jay Carney.
“We don’t use this staff as a trophy that’s not who we are. Given the graphic nature of these pictures, it could be used for incitement members of my national security team agreed,” he said.
Read more at Haaretz.com.
May 3, 2011 | 4:22 pm
Hideout of Osama bin Laden, the location of his death, in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
May 3, 2011 | 3:40 pm
The Obama administration slammed as “outrageous” Hamas’ condemnation of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
“It goes without saying bin Laden was a murderer and a terrorist,” Mark Toner, a State Department spokesman told reporters. “He ordered the killings of thousands of innocent men,...
May 3, 2011 | 11:33 am
U.S. officials were concerned that Pakistan could jeopardize the Osama bin Laden operation and “might alert the targets,” CIA Director Leon Panetta said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile Pakistan’s president denied on Tuesday that his government may have sheltered a bin Laden but admitted that...
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On Sunday, Nov. 11, al Qaedaâs [sic] electronic experts will start attacking Western, Jewish, Israeli, Muslim apostate and Shiite Web sites. On Day...
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