Skip to comments.Obama under fire for giving Hurt Locker director access to Navy SEALs to make Bin Laden film
Posted on 08/10/2011 6:25:36 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch
Hollywood is looking to shed light on the top-secret commandos who killed the worlds top terrorist, and the White House is helping, one congressman says.
The U.S.'s top brass is reportedly giving filmmakers the inside scoop to all things Navy SEAL for a movie about the squad who took out Osama bin Laden.
Rep Peter King has called for a probe into the access allowed to filmmakers for a movie about SEAL Team 6
The New York Times reported this week that military officers were shocked when writer Mark Boal showed up at a CIA ceremony in honour of Team 6.
Boal, along with director Kathryn Bigelow, wrote the Oscar-winning Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker, and is now scribing a Navy SEAL film.
For the project, Mr Boal and Miss Bigelow reportedly have been granted unique access to the inner workings of the Pentagon.
Rep. Peter King, Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said letting Hollywood in on sensitive information like SEAL Team 6 may cost lives.
In addition, the lawmaker contends that granting such privileges could tarnish the war on terror and other disastrous consequences.
Mr King asked the inspectors general of the CIA and the Department of Defense to determine what consultations occurred in the White House about providing Hollywood with access to covert military operators and clandestine CIA officers.
In a letter dated August 10, Mr King demanded an investigation into 'ongoing leaks of classified information regarding sensitive military operations.'
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.....does anyone still think that Dumbass had nothing to do with the AF One fly over Manhattan for the photo op a few months after his election?
I’d say shameful, but this administration has no ability to feel shame.
Yes it is a big coincidence that everything 0 has done is a big FU to America.
A sane Pentagon would insist that touchy secret details be sanitized, changed, or omitted from a show like this. But it’s unclear to me whether the current Pentagon is sane. I’m sure Obama sees this as his hawk credentials.
...listen very carefully what a Seal dad say’s about sheep, sheep dogs, and wolves..........
Why would someone who doesn’t consider themselves an America feel shame?
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I sent a complaint to my Rat Congress Be-itch on this issue. She is on House Armed Forces Committee..you would think she would be concerned about the welfare of our Service members and their families.
I predict this will leave a mark for the WH.
Gee. What information could get out about our guys?
The producers of the Hurt Locker are also the MOST HATED amongst the bit torrent download community.
250,000 lawsuits have been filed against people who “downloaded’ the file through a small network.
My retired and active duty shipmates, their wives, and their kids loathe Obama and his gaggle of criminals. Trust me.
Obama is all about PR
That’s why he’s such a failure - he’s not a leader, he’s a political marketer.
We lost 30+ SEALS which the Administration readily admits could have been retaliation for the killing of OBL.
Why is the Pentagon or the Administration leaking information that is for their own political gain while putting more of our Military in harms way?
I’ll bet the picture they leaked of Obama meeting the plane makes the film.
Once again, we have to go overseas to get real news on what’s happening here in the U.S. Our “journalists” are too busy preening.
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