posted on Sep, 26 2005 @ 12:26 PM
It could also just be a sensible security measure - a 12 man entourage is a lot less conspicuous than a 500 man entourage.
Still, I think the US could get Bin Laden if it really wanted to. What exactly is Pakistan going to do if the US launches a Spc Ops snatch and grab in
Pakistan? Cry to the UN? Stomp their feet and hold their breath till they turn blue?
No, I don't think the current administration has any interest at all in catching OBL. He is far too useful a boogeyman for them, as long as he is at
large, they have a trump card that allows them to implement virtually unlimited defense budgets (to reward the benefactors that put them in office)
and wage the War On Civil Liberties here at home.