posted on May, 7 2012 @ 10:04 AM
Look at the General's bio: he retired from active service in 2003. He was a civilian
several years out of service when the mission to kill OBL
Keane retired from military service in 2003. He is also a national security analyst for Fox News. He has served an advisory role in the management
of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, as a member of the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee. In January 2007, Keane and scholar Frederick W. Kagan
released a policy paper, entitled "Choosing Victory: A Plan for Success in Iraq", through the American Enterprise Institute that called for
bringing security by putting around 30,000 additional American troops there for a period of at least 18 months. In part convinced by this paper,
President George W. Bush ordered on January 10, 2007 the deployment of 21,500 additional troops to Iraq, most of whom would be deployed to
- Retired from service in 2003.
- Employee of Fox News*
- Served in an advisory role on defense policy.
He's not in the loop on active intel, had no first hand knowledge of active mission parameters, and he works for an organization trying to spin
anything about Obama into a negative. From his interview with Huckabee:
"My sources told me the WH was trying to verify that the target was actually there, as opposed to just relying on circumstantial
This is called hearsay
, and it shows the WH wanted confirmation
where OBL was, and not just bad intel. Sounds like the WH/Pentagon acted
responsibly in this case. Remember how they tracked OBL down? By tapping the phone of one of his messengers - they waited until that messenger was
followed to a specific address in Abbottobad.
This is just Fox News* spinning news for their political slant and chocking on their sour grapes. Obviously the mission to get OBL succeeded which is
all the proof needed to know the WH made the right call.
* not a real news source