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He was not exactly on good terms with the rest of the family.
Originally posted by antar
Umm, yes and people will be all snobbish about how we honor all faiths especially Muslim here in America under POTUS. This is to hide any truth from coming forward, if there was honor they would have left these duties to the family of OBL. Anything we can do is dishonor.
Look up "sea burial" on Wikipedia, and scroll down. Better yet, call your local mosque and ask the Imam.
Originally posted by neowakko
There's nothing in the muslim practices that would require one to be buried in the sea.
Muslims believe that Adam was made from soil/earth. When one dies, they are to be returned to the earth. 6 feet under.
Never heard of dumping in the sea. Not in any known sect of islam.
CT's are never satisfied. You meet one request for proof, and they just demand another, and another, until you run out of proof for their absurd assertions and they can declare that they've "won". They almost never admit they were wrong about anything whatsoever.
Originally posted by antar
reply to post by The Ghost Who Walks
They should have extracted a sample to bring back of DNA and left the body for his family. I will never believe or fall for this having been OBL in the first place. The entire thing is a lie and discarding whom ever into the ocean in a hasty manner only serves the CT surrounding a terror attack on US soil or its allies.
Having to destroy a chopper is "clean" for you? Those things cost tens of millions each!
Originally posted by bg_socalif
This whole thing is just too "clean and efficient" for my taste. Personally i thought he'd been dead for years.
- The raid by Seal Team 6 begins around 1:15 am Monday morning Pakistan time. It lasts approx 40 minutes.
- During the raid OBL is killed with 2 shots to the head. One of the MH-60 choppers crashes, the wreckage is destroyed by the team.
- They exfiltrate on the remaining MH-60's with OBL's body. Having ID'd him by facial recognition despite the head shots.
- They return to the USS Carl Vinson. OBL is again identified through DNA analysis (that sure was quick). Then he is buried at sea.
When I read the article about him being buried at sea, it was only 1:30PM Monday Pakistan time at the time i read it.
All this happens in less than 12 hrs? Something smells rotten IMO. It was something to get attention away from his birth cert (i'm not a birther) controversy, also to get him reelected as the "guy who got Osama". IMO.
Originally posted by EnigmaAgent
Yes, I believe he was burried at sea.
Because nothing at the moment shows otherwise.
Originally posted by JKF1897
You're comparing a small crowd of college kids chanting USA with a picture of a leader of terrorism shot in the head.
Come on now. Second, Fox News, CNN can't cover a crowd celebrating like that? Oh hey, shut down the video, we don't want to show this.
Originally posted by Jakes51
reply to post by malcr
Care to provide a source for that information? I was unaware by the official statement about a 12-year-old daughter being in custody or at the scene of the raid?
Originally posted by 15FORreal
reply to post by onehuman
I found this online on The Canadian Press
"CAIRO - Muslim clerics said Monday that Osama bin Laden's burial at sea was a violation of Islamic tradition that may further provoke militant calls for revenge attacks against American targets.
Although there appears to be some room for debate over the burial — as with many issues within the faith — a wide range of senior Islamic scholars interpreted it as a humiliating disregard for the standard Muslim practice of placing the body in a grave with the head pointed toward the holy city of Mecca.
Sea burials can be allowed, they said, but only in special cases where the death occurred aboard a ship."
heres the link if you wish to read more
This is, however, a tradition, specific to each culture, and not found in the Quran. However, even in cases of drowning, all effort must be made to perform a burial in the ground.
 ||]] “ An important tradition is that if it is likely that an enemy may try to dig up the grave or destroy the grave site, then it would be acceptable to bury the body in an unmarked grave - which might allow for a burial at sea. If a person drowns, there should be an effort made to seek the person's body and to bury it in the ground. „ — Dr. Christian van Gorder, associate professor of religion at Baylor University