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Bin Laden was asked to surrender before being shot
Times of Malta ^ | May 2, 2011 | not stated

Posted on 05/02/2011 7:10:49 AM PDT by UniqueViews

Osama Bin Laden was asked to surrender by US troops before he was shot dead, Fox News is quoting intelligence sources as saying.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesofmalta.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: binladen; binladendead; binladenshot; osamabinloser; wot
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Can you imagine making the Seals break into Bin Laden's compound in a horrificly dangerous operation and making them asking Bin Laden to surrender FIRST, before shooting him? That could have put the entire mission on jeopardy. That must have been an Obama-command.
1 posted on 05/02/2011 7:10:50 AM PDT by UniqueViews
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To: UniqueViews

BS


2 posted on 05/02/2011 7:12:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: UniqueViews

No sale on the propaganda, Hussein.


3 posted on 05/02/2011 7:13:39 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: UniqueViews

OBL was sacrificed for the better good to help get Obama 4 more years its that simple


4 posted on 05/02/2011 7:13:44 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: UniqueViews

From the blood on the floor it looks like OBL was hiding under the bed.


5 posted on 05/02/2011 7:13:54 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: UniqueViews
Do you surrender?......BANG
6 posted on 05/02/2011 7:13:54 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: UniqueViews

why not injure him and bring him for questioning and getting all the info out of him and then putting him on TV looking like a right useless sap.

The info on banking, money, future attacks is all gone and if we had watched him we could have found his number two with others.

Why the hell did we dump his body to respect his religion of 24 hours?

What a complete mess and hopefully when the giddy media calm down and stop cheerleading then they will ask these questions


7 posted on 05/02/2011 7:14:08 AM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: UniqueViews

Why was he asked?

What a mess if we had to bring this muslim @sshole back here for tial. Our AG and his buddy Obozo would have loved to show the world our compassion!


8 posted on 05/02/2011 7:14:38 AM PDT by IbJensen (Grab your pitchforks!)
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To: UniqueViews

Link not responding.

Please post more of an excerpt. Was bin Laden armed?


9 posted on 05/02/2011 7:14:51 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (What other people think of you is none of your business.)
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To: UniqueViews

Did the SEALs also ask him to accept Jesus Christ as his savior before offing him? :)


10 posted on 05/02/2011 7:15:00 AM PDT by TroutGuy
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To: UniqueViews
Can you imagine making the Seals break into Bin Laden's compound in a horrificly dangerous operation and making them asking Bin Laden to surrender FIRST, before shooting him?

Yes, actually, I can. I actually would rather him have been taken alive, so we could parade him as our prisoner in front of the world, then put him on a remote island to rot so as not to get a "martyr's" death.
11 posted on 05/02/2011 7:15:03 AM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: UniqueViews
Can you imagine making the Seals break into Bin Laden's compound in a horrificly dangerous operation and making them asking Bin Laden to surrender FIRST, before shooting him?

Yes, actually, I can. I actually would rather him have been taken alive, so we could parade him as our prisoner in front of the world, then put him on a remote island to rot so as not to get a "martyr's" death.
12 posted on 05/02/2011 7:15:10 AM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: UniqueViews

The body in the photo looked pretty banged up. Either he was in no shape to answer, or someone tossed a grenade at him after shooting him between the eyes.


13 posted on 05/02/2011 7:16:20 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: UniqueViews


14 posted on 05/02/2011 7:16:30 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: manc

One can always hope the conspiracy monger types missed this one and UBL is alive and being tortured and questioned.


15 posted on 05/02/2011 7:16:52 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Responsibility2nd

here is the link again, it works for me.

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110502/world/bin-laden-was-asked-to-surrender-before-being-shot.363158

The rest of the article just rehashed the other info. The only new info was the couple of sentences I posted. I tried to find the article on FoxNews,since they reference FoxNews as the original source, but couldn’t find it, so I posted this.


16 posted on 05/02/2011 7:17:24 AM PDT by UniqueViews
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To: UniqueViews

Even Osama knows death is preferable to selling out to this administration.


17 posted on 05/02/2011 7:17:24 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: UniqueViews

If anything was said prior to OBL going down, it was reading him Miranda rights.


18 posted on 05/02/2011 7:18:13 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: TroutGuy
Did the SEALs also ask him to accept Jesus Christ as his savior before offing him? :)

Or a last meal?

19 posted on 05/02/2011 7:18:48 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: UniqueViews

Did they read him his Miranda rights before they shot him?


20 posted on 05/02/2011 7:19:25 AM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The entire story as shown online:

Monday, May 2, 2011, 08:09
Bin Laden was asked to surrender before being shot

Osama Bin Laden was asked to surrender by US troops before he was shot dead, Fox News is quoting intelligence sources as saying.

The terrorist leader had always said he would not be captured alive.

Bin Laden was shot dead during a raid by US ground troops on a compound in Pakistan. His body was captured by the Americans.

The troops landed in four helicopters. One of the helicopters suffered mechanical failure and was destroyed by the Americans. However none of the American soldiers were killed.

One of Bin Laden’s sons was also killed in the operation.

President Barack Obama confirmed Bin Laden’s death in a White House statement. Celebrations have erupted in Washington and New York. See separate stories.


21 posted on 05/02/2011 7:20:03 AM PDT by deport
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To: UniqueViews
If anything they had orders to "shoot on sight".

Mike

22 posted on 05/02/2011 7:20:48 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: UniqueViews

and yet, Drudge has this story...

WASHINGTON | Mon May 2, 2011 8:46am EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. special forces team that hunted down Osama bin Laden was under orders to kill the al Qaeda mastermind, not capture him, a U.S. national security official told Reuters.

“This was a kill operation,” the official said, making clear there was no desire to try to capture bin Laden alive in Pakistan.


23 posted on 05/02/2011 7:21:15 AM PDT by mreerm
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To: al baby

If so it was very bad timing, should have been done october 2012 to give bambi the most help. In a few months this will all be forgotten and the constant reminders of it by bambi and the fellatojournalists that support him will become very annoying to most people.


24 posted on 05/02/2011 7:21:41 AM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: UniqueViews
I suspect the shouted "Surrender" and then shot him within 1/5th of a second thereafter, just for CYA from the lawyers. In the book Horse Soldiers, the author makes clear that the SOG had orders to shoot him rather than take him alive, because they didn't want to deal with the political spectacle of a trial that would almost certainly be muddied by America-hating ACLU types.
25 posted on 05/02/2011 7:21:55 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Mitt Romney: He's from Harvard, and he's here to help.)
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To: C210N

I sure hope OBL was mirandized. If not, then Eric Holder will see to it that our valiant soldiers are court-martialed.


26 posted on 05/02/2011 7:21:55 AM PDT by kevao
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To: UniqueViews

SURRENDER!
[BANG!]
OR I’LL SHOOT!.......................


27 posted on 05/02/2011 7:22:03 AM PDT by Red Badger (Mitt Romney: The Harold Stassen of the 21st century........)
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To: UniqueViews

Did they read him his Miranda rights and did they offer him an attorney?

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28 posted on 05/02/2011 7:22:49 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: mreerm

SHOW US THE DEATH CERTIFICATE!................


29 posted on 05/02/2011 7:24:23 AM PDT by Red Badger (Mitt Romney: The Harold Stassen of the 21st century........)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Where have you seen images of the scene? I haven’t seen those yet.


30 posted on 05/02/2011 7:24:49 AM PDT by camerongood210 ( Matthew 24)
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To: Doogle

BANG,BANG,BANG! Do you surrender?......too bad so sad!!!


31 posted on 05/02/2011 7:25:33 AM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: manc

So we could have an on again-off again trial and Eric Holder not questionning the basturd? Better off dead!


32 posted on 05/02/2011 7:25:43 AM PDT by NavyCaptain (NavyCaptain)
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To: arderkrag
Yes, actually, I can. I actually would rather him have been taken alive, so we could parade him as our prisoner in front of the world, then put him on a remote island to rot so as not to get a "martyr's" death.

You really think this would have happened? Honestly, there was not a chance of this happening. At all.

I am so glad he was killed and not captured. So glad.

33 posted on 05/02/2011 7:26:03 AM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: UniqueViews
I hope when the movie version comes out, whoever plays the SEAL who shot bin Laden between the eyes says to him, "Usama bin Laden, you have the right to remain silent. And we are here to make sure you exercise that right."

And then the screen shot changes to a bullet flying towards the camera in super slow motion and, as it gets closer, you can read that someone has written on the bullet, "Courtesy of The Red, White and Blue".

34 posted on 05/02/2011 7:26:50 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: UniqueViews
Why didn't Eric Holder send in Justice Department Lawyers in the compound and order his arrest?

Why didn't Ron Paul hand deliver a "Letter of Marque" to Bin Laden instead?

35 posted on 05/02/2011 7:27:10 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: camerongood210

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36 posted on 05/02/2011 7:28:12 AM PDT by Rockiette (Democrats are not intelligent)
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To: UniqueViews

Nope. Still nothing. Although my work connection is on dialup.

Still, you posted a bad excerpt. Either that, or the entire article is not worth reading.


37 posted on 05/02/2011 7:28:29 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: TomGuy

You have the right to remain silent!...BANG...You have no choice but to remain silent unlike Ron white!


38 posted on 05/02/2011 7:28:40 AM PDT by eastforker
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To: Doogle
I really, really hope it was more of:
BANG! Do you surrender?
39 posted on 05/02/2011 7:28:51 AM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: UniqueViews
Early this morning I heard a female reporter on one MSM station or another 'commenting' (in that passive-agressive way that serious propagadists use to complain about things) on the fact that bin Laden and the other people in the 'compound' were NOT given a chance to surrender.

I sure wish the State Propagandists would get their stories straight.

40 posted on 05/02/2011 7:29:21 AM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: manc

“What a complete mess and hopefully when the giddy media calm down and stop cheerleading then they will ask these questions”

Number one the media is not going to stop cheerleading for their messiah. If anything the cheerleading is going to intensify and take on a whole new meaning. In other words; you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Number two why would the adoring press bother to ask any hard questions? They haven’t yet so what makes you think they’ll start now?


41 posted on 05/02/2011 7:29:27 AM PDT by Graneros ("Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.")
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To: camerongood210

TV news is showing them, on SKY News at least. They are walking all over the grounds and rooms.


42 posted on 05/02/2011 7:30:50 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: deport

Thank you. While we know that some articles must be excerpted, I will never understand why so many FReepers can not simply post a decent excerpt.


43 posted on 05/02/2011 7:30:50 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: HerrBlucher

I understand that NBC is working on a poll that will show Barry at a 70%+ approval rating.


44 posted on 05/02/2011 7:31:10 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012, PLEASE LORD)
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To: UniqueViews
There are 2 possibilities:
1. OBL was killed as reported and his body dumped into the ocean.
OR
2. OBL was captured alive and is in some secret place being interrogated for additional intel.

Either way, the official report would be that he was killed.
You do the math
Personally, I'm a "deather" - show me the death certificate...

45 posted on 05/02/2011 7:31:20 AM PDT by Riodacat (And when all is said and done, there'll be a hell of a lot more said than done......)
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To: manc

We were watching that location for several months before we went after him. It is doubtful that we would have gotten any more leads after that amount of time.


46 posted on 05/02/2011 7:31:32 AM PDT by dglang
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To: UniqueViews

He was in a fortified compound . He wasn’t walking around playing golf.

There is no doubt that he and the others fought their way back into a corner where they made the decision to fight to the death and ignore the surrender offer.
Explosives were employed and then he was shot in the ensuing final stand.

What I find VERY strange here is the total lack of meaningful or heavily armed security personnel.
If he even had the number of bodyguards of, say, a Mafia boss, rather than a couple of couriers, a woman, and his brother, this could have gone down differently.

Basically, he was alone.


47 posted on 05/02/2011 7:31:54 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: HerrBlucher

Perhaps something else was covered up by this timing - just like the release of the BC covered some ugly economic news.


48 posted on 05/02/2011 7:32:54 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (Great children's books - http://www.UsborneBooksGA.com)
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To: UniqueViews
Was OBL armed? Did they shoot an unarmed man.. OH my..

OBL was not a bad man... President Bush brought down the towers. He lied about terrorist. He lied us into war./s

49 posted on 05/02/2011 7:33:10 AM PDT by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: Friendofgeorge

Right. And CNN is working on one that will show him with a 101%+ approval rating.


50 posted on 05/02/2011 7:33:10 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (There have not been 50 million babies murdered in America; there has been 1 murder, 50 million times)
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