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Tag: Osama Bi Laden
May 9, 2011 | 10:46 am
May 4, 2011 | 12:59 pm
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 | 1:42 pm
The pen that launched the reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas is likely to have more of an impact on U.S. policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict than the bullet that ended Osama bin Laden’s life.
In at least one respect, Sunday’s raid in Pakistan could have an...