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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh made the shock allegations, claiming that there was no firefight at the Pakistani compound.
Washington (CNN)Journalist Seymour Hersh is alleging President Barack Obama and his administration lied about the circumstances surrounding the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden, an account close followers of the raid to kill the al Qaeda leader are aggressively disputing.
bin Laden wasn’t really hiding out in a compound but was a prisoner of Pakistan’s intelligence service, and was traded to the U.S. for $25 million. There was no firefight in the compound, and bin Laden wasn’t buried at sea. Instead, bits of body were chucked from the helicopter as they headed back to Jalalabad, Hersh says.
originally posted by: Glassbender777
SO how does the need for a more stealthy helocopter fit this story, and why crash it, if Bin Laden was actually being held prisoner, and was then paid for. It just doesnt really make sense, but I suppose nothing makes sense when we are talking about anything to do with 911, or the covert world with terrorism. Ill agree that I dont buy the official story for 911, invasion of Iraq, and Bin Laden. But I do believe there was a raid on that compound.
On August 20, 1998, Hersh strongly criticized the destruction of the Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory, the largest pharmaceutical factory in Sudan—providing about half the medicines produced in Sudan—by United States cruise missiles during Bill Clinton's presidency.[2 en.wikipedia.org...
...Obama’s speech was put together in a rush, the retired official said, and was viewed by his advisers as a political document, not a message that needed to be submitted for clearance to the national security bureaucracy. This series of self-serving and inaccurate statements would create chaos in the weeks following.
Gates wasn’t the only official who was distressed by Obama’s decision to speak without clearing his remarks in advance, the retired official said, ‘but he was the only one protesting. Obama didn’t just double-cross Gates, he double-crossed everyone. This was not the fog of war. The fact that there was an agreement with the Pakistanis and no contingency analysis of what was to be disclosed if something went wrong – that wasn’t even discussed. And once it went wrong, they had to make up a new cover story on the fly.’ There was a legitimate reason for some deception: the role of the Pakistani walk-in had to be protected.
originally posted by: AboveBoard
a reply to: Sublimecraft
Seymore Hersh has, in spite of his awards, gone on to "risk" his reputation by stating rumor as fact many times. I just read his wiki and it covers this quite well under "criticisms." He has had successes and failures. Believe him without further corroboration at your own risk. But then, I can see you are not Syrias!
FLASHBACK: PROOF BIN LADEN DEATH ANOTHER GOV’T LIE – INFOWARS REPORT FOUR YEARS BEFORE HERSH REVELATIONS!
Everything has been lie– cooked-evidence about WMDs in Iraq, bogus claims about mobile weapons labs & yellow cake, the Hollywood-scripted Jessica Lynch-incident, the shameful murder of Pat Tillman, the false-flag attacks on 9/11, sticking it to the victims’ families & first responders, manufacturing links between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda, false-flag scenarios in the Downing Street memos, planted flash mobs at the White House & Ground Zero cheering ‘We got him’ to boost appeal for Obama, phony bin Laden videos faked by assets at SITE and the Intel Center, Osama’s CIA identity Tim Osman, secret backing for the Taliban in 1979, fake terror alerts– all of it.
originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: Shadow Herder
The guys book is based on 1 unidentified source however much or all what he claims is debunked by books authored by members of the SEAL team.