Bin Laden’s Photo Will Not Be Made Public
(Washington, DC) — President Obama tells CBS’ “60 Minutes” that he will not authorize a release of photos of the slain Osama Bin Laden. The al-Qaeda leader was shot and killed in a U.S. military strike in Pakistan Sunday. Top U.S. officials have been debating whether to release at least one of the photos to prove Bin Laden’s death. One White House official described the photos as gruesome. The administration has been weighing possible inflammatory reactions to a Bin Laden photo release. The U.S. is already on high alert for possible retaliatory threats after Bin Laden was killed.
Terry Moore/nbj/pr SCC)
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