Skip to comments.Feds: Hide SEAL name given to Hollywood
Posted on 09/18/2012 12:41:38 PM PDT by TexasCajun
Last July, a top Pentagon official gave two Hollywood filmmakers the name of a Navy SEAL involved in training the squad of commandos who carried out the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Now, the Obama administration is fighting to keep that same name from the public.
In legal papers filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Washington, the Justice Department argued that the government is under no obligation to make public the SEAL's name or the names of Central Intelligence Agency personnel involved simply because officials shared their names, partial names or identities with the makers of a forthcoming movie about the raid, "Zero Dark Thirty."
"The CIA and DoD did not authorize the filmmakers to make the names they shared with them public, to publicly associate the individuals with the CIA or DoD, or to expose those individuals identity in any publicly released film, and there was no reason for the CIA or DoD to have believed that any of this would have happened," the Justice Department brief says. "In fact, [Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Mike] Vickers specifically told [filmmaker] Mark Boal, in providing him with the name of someone he could talk to, that 'the only thing we ask is that you not reveal his name in any way as a consultant.'"
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Obama & his MSM would rather talk about anything, anything else but his incompetence!
If I were this SEAL I would go to ground without delay.
Why involve the SEALs?
Didn’t Oboaster kill Osama singlehandedly?
Let me guess... a JOURNOLIST ?
Have the CIA and DoD never watched TMZ ?
What is TMZ?
Dishonorable Disclosures (22:00 Youtube video)
Special Operations (OPSEC) (website to get involved)
(Use keywords 'obamaleaks' and 'opsec' for this topic)
Terrorists say "0bama we are all Osama!"
This film hits the theaters Dec. 19th.
A film by Kathryn Bigelow w/assistance from the 0bama administration.
Lives in Beverly Hills, CA. Net worth $14 million dollars.
A new color in the spectrum - A Shade of Plame.
It’s a TV show where bright inspiring young leftists play Detective and root through Hollywood dirt, and then talk about it for an hour.
“Now, the Obama administration is fighting to keep that same name from the public. “
Dontcha just love it when this pos, celebrity, LIAR in chief has to back pedal because he wants to prosecute a SEAL for telling the truth about the binladen hit?
I’m shaking my head in disbelief.
I wouldn’t trust any story from Politico as far as I could spit. Another pimp for the FOREIGNER spinning to make him look like he is protecting the seals when they actually released classified info before.