Hold the Presses -Usama Bin Laden dead

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Fox News is announcing that Usama Bin Laden has been killed by US action.  Presidential announcement is expected shortly in a surprise Sunday night presentation from the White House. 

Fox has reported that the event occurred a week ago with the delay for verification of DNA evidence of identification. 

In my view the Bush administration errored in personifying the evil that attacked the US on 9/11 as Bin Laden because we were not able to capture him and it tended to overshadow the other gains in the war on terror.  

But, it appears that the US military has finally accomplished this one goal - the death of Usama Bin Laden to be announced shortly. 

 

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Jeremy Wrenn
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Just saw this as well, Ted.  I think your analysis is pretty spot on.

May 01, 2011 03:57 PM #1
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Matt Grohe
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Ted: Hadn't seen the clip. Thanks for the rundown.

May 01, 2011 04:22 PM #3
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yep, just heard the announcement on TV. I think it is merely sybolic at this point. I do not believe that he was really running any global orperations from his hideway. But is still gives sort of closure

May 01, 2011 04:36 PM #4
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Ted Baker
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President Obama made the televised announcement that Usama Bin Laden had been killed by American covert special forces about a week ago.  They held the announcement pending forensic identification of the body.  Far from the remote cave that was thought to be the terrorist's hiding place, Bin Laden was tracked to a large residential compound in an area west of Islamabad in Pakistan.  

additional details <link here

I compliment President Obama for his courtesy in making a personal call to President Bush to advise him of the successful attack.  

I agree with Jon that there is great symbolism in the death of Bin Laden - but also I think there is operational significance to this success.  

Thanks to all for stopping by.

 

May 01, 2011 05:32 PM #5
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Glad we can finally get that behind us.  Congrats to our military on this great victory.

May 02, 2011 02:02 AM #6
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I for one feel much better that this thug is dead.

May 02, 2011 04:34 AM #7
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