Skip to comments.Email shows effort to shield bin Laden photos
Posted on 02/10/2014 11:19:44 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, the U.S. military's top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder's corpse or turn them over to the CIA.
The email was obtained under a freedom of information request by the conservative legal group Judicial Watch. The document, released Monday by the group, shows that Adm. William McRaven, who heads the U.S. Special Operations Command, told military officers on May 13, 2011 that photos of bin Laden's remains should have been sent to the CIA or already destroyed. Bin Laden was killed by a special operations team in Pakistan on May 2, 2011.
McRaven's order to purge the bin Laden material came 10 days after The Associated Press asked for the photos and other documents under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. Typically, when a freedom of information request is filed to a government agency under the Federal Records Act, the agency is obliged to preserve the material sought even if the agency later denies the request.
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the same McRaven that went out of his way to bury all the facts and info surrounding Extortion 17 ? Leaving the families to pound sand .
Didn’t he die about 10 years ago?
I am skeptical that any actual photos were ever taken.
0bama. All lies all the time.
” Admiral McRaven laughed and said “ Okay , I know “ A short time later , he became more emboldened . “ I know President Obama and I see him often . I don’t just know him as a president ; I know him as a man .” He pounded his fist on our table . “ And he is a good man “
Politely , I touched his arm , “Sir I’m going to have to ask you not to mention that man’s name in my house .”
Pg 156-157 - “Betrayed “ The Shocking True Story of Extortion 17 , as told by a Navy SEAL’s father .
0BL couldn't have survived with malfunctioning kidneys on the run.
11 days afterIFTTT
It was pure cowardice not to publish photos of Osama’s cadaver. It was pure cowardice to claim he was given a respectful send-off at sea.
A top example of an order that should be disobeyed.
“0BL couldn’t have survived with malfunctioning kidneys on the run.”
yeah...it’s not like he was from a filthy rich family or anything like that...
Oh crap....are we getting invaded by truthers now?
Bottom line is that Al Qaeda has and always has worked for the global elite and international banker co-opted Presidency and Washington Federal bureaucracy!
Thanks for posting the info, Onyx! I’m inclined to believe.
Whatever. As long as we got rid of him. Too many scums to contend with anyways.....any of them willing to jump ship are more than welcome to.
Destroying federal records, including photographs, without going through NARA’s retention and disposal process, is a federal crime.
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