Skip to comments.Bin Laden raid intel yields leads on al Qaeda No. 2 al Zawahiri
Posted on 05/06/2011 12:38:33 PM PDT by UniqueViews
The intelligence community has obtained "positive intelligence" from the materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound which is helping narrow down the locations of core al Qaeda leadership including the whereabouts of Ayman al Zawahiri, al Qaeda's former No. 2 man and a candidate to succeed bin Laden.
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It’s like turning a light on in a room full of roaches, and then trying to see where they run...
“The intelligence community has obtained ‘positive intelligence’ from the materials taken from Osama bin Laden’s compound which is helping narrow down the locations of core al Qaeda leadership including the whereabouts of Ayman al Zawahiri, al Qaeda’s former No. 2 man and a candidate to succeed bin Laden.”
Why are they telling us this?
“I think it is a tactic to flush them out of their current secure quarters and make them run, leaving trails”
If they want to stay safe, all they have to do is hide behind a baby or a “transgendered person,” or perhaps just not hold a gun, so we won’t be able to shoot them.
SEAL team 6’s new mission.
“Why are they telling us this?”
They are NOT telling you, they are telling Zawahiri and his protectors that US knows where they are. They suspect is a ruse but then we did get Bin Laden’s cache and he may have written it down. Either way, the messengers will move, calls will be made etc etc as CIA listens and as Navy Seals get ready .
It probably doesn't matter. The minute it became known to al Zawahiri and the rest of the al Queda heirarchy that Osama had been killed, they probably immediately changed their locations etc. They had to assume they were compromised.
Zawahiri is not a superman but he is also not stupid. He doesn’t need the news media to alert him to the danger. He was probably on the move before the raiding team returned to base.
“They are NOT telling you, they are telling Zawahiri and his protectors that US knows where they are.”
Not that I don’t like a good round of spy games, but if I were them unless I knew for a fact Bin Laden didn’t know anything, I’d think about moving anyway.
Could be to prompt him to relocate. Get the welcome wagon ready and a housewarming gift.
That HAS to be the question of day! Sorry, but I am convinced Obama is on THEIR side deep down in his heart and this is his way of helping them. They had him dead to rights when it came to ordering OBL taken out, but now he feels compelled to limit the damage by making sure Bin Laden’s underlings and contacts know the news out.
I know it sounds far-fetched, and downright conspiratorial, but sadly I can think of no other reason to make so much info available so quickly. It sure looks like he rushed to make sure OBL’s underlings would know they had no time to lose in finding new digs.
I can't tell you how badly it makes me feel to have to express this kind of sentiment about the POTUS.
Yeah, but why is this being leaked?
“I know it sounds far-fetched”
Did you read the thread before you posted? This thinking is out on the lunatic fringe.
For those wanting to end the WoT now, the opposite makes sense. We should have been ramping up months before the OBL raid so that there could be shock and awe immediately thereafter.
———Why is this intel being leaked?——
It is to inflate the value of the political fall out now. Instant gratification has more value than some down the road especially when no one knows who the guy is.
I call BS. They are just putting this out their so the jihadis start to chatter.
Actually maybe they have ‘no info’ on Z but maybe letting him believe they do might cause some fear to shake up the dust where he’s at.
What would negative intelligence be??? Reruns of Happy Days??
It seems likely that one among many reasons the Pakistanis are yelling bloody murder is for the protection of many terrorists in and protected by the ISI. al Zawahiri is safe for the foreseeable future.