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Originally posted by ProRipp
So it's just been announced on sky news that DNA testing has confirmed it was Bin Laden ?
So what if the DNA hadn't been OBL's
Woud the navy SEAL's have to don their scuba gear and retrieve whoever it was ?
This all stinks !
Originally posted by shaneR
I think he was "dumped" into the sea rather than buried so there would not be a burial site for his followers to go to and mourn him, a martyr's site so to speak.
Originally posted by caladonea
They buried Osama at sea because they didnt want a shrine a place for people to visit his grave.
Bin Laden's body is being handled in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition, one senior administration official said. He is expected to be Text Blue.
Originally posted by stigup
There is your proof! LOL I just can't see it. LIES OUR GOVERNMENTS LOVE TO TELL US LIES. Is it me or are they getting ridiculously bold with their actions lately. As if to say they can probably get away with anything and the sheep will bow down.
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.
The sacred texts of Islam prefer burial on land, "so deep that its smell does not come out and the beasts of prey do not dig it out". However, if a person dies at sea and it is not possible to bring the body back to land before decay, burial at sea is allowed. A weight is tied to the feet of the body, and the body is lowered into the water. This would preferably occur in an area where the remains are not immediately eaten by scavengers.
Bin Laden's body is being handled in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition, one senior administration official said. He is expected to be In his address, the president invoked the memory and imagery of the 9/11 attacks, and the "gaping hole in our hearts" that led to the international manhunt for bin Laden nearly a decade ago.
Originally posted by JerryB08
reply to post by onehuman
They were concerned that no country would take the remains. They also fail to mention the shrine that his garve site would be come. No way. Then could you imagine If someone removed the body. Heck it would start another wacko religion. And Islamic religion requires a speedy burial. Think about how many people would have to paid off . An entire crew of a Super Carrier which is certainly where seal team 6 came from.. No way, I voted for the other guy when Obama was running. And I will vote for anybody that's running against him. With that being said you have to give the man credit when it is due. They wanted to send in two B2 Bombers and drop 24 2,000lb JDM's. However he nixed it. And din't make the same mistake President Clinton did. They double taped him in the head. Obama made all the right calls on this one.
I too was sceptical about the burial at sea, But once you take into account the practice of islam and a lot of common sense. It was the right call. I'm sure they have all kinds of evidence. Pic's, Hair, DNA and god only knows what else.