Exclusive: Former Navy SEAL in “material breach” of non-disclousre agreements with Osama bin Laden book, according to the Pentagon’s top attorney in a letter obtained by Reuters.
The Pentagon says it is considering “all remedies legally available” against the former Navy SEAL and all those acting in concert with him. The Pentagon says further public dissemination of the book “will aggravate your breach and violation of your agreements.”
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Via the Guardian:
Buried in a document from 2008 released by WikiLeaks last week are notes from the interrogation of a Libyan, Abu al-Libi, who had apparently been with Bin Laden in Afghanistan…
…WikiLeaks released the report last week, prompting speculation that the US, afraid that its planned raid might be pre-empted, brought forward its attack.
The portion of the document in question can be seen here via DocumentCloud.
…[T]he fog of breaking news almost always cloaks the truth, especially when the deadline news event is a super-top-secret military operation conducted by commandos halfway around the world and the sources of the sexiest information go unnamed.
— Jack Shafer, Slate. How To Read the Bin Laden Coverage: Skeptically
— Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic. The Meaning of Where Bin Laden Was Killed, and Where Is Zawahiri?
Via Columbia Journalism Review
I can read Arabic and English, but my students make me look primitive, as many of them speak three or more languages, including German, Spanish, Swedish, Italian, Danish, and French.
We took a look at news websites around the world, and I asked students to translate when necessary. Here are a few of the things we saw.