Saturday, May 7, 2011

US officials release videos and photos of about Osama bin Laden

US officials release videos and photos of about Osama bin Laden
Washington: Newly released videos show Osama bin Laden watching himself on television and rehearsing for terrorist videos, revealing that even from the walled confines of his Pakistani hideout, he remained a media maestro who was eager to craft his own image for the cameras.

The videos, released by US intelligence officials on Saturday, were offered as further proof that Navy SEALs killed the world's most wanted terrorist this week. But they also served to show bin Laden as vain, someone obsessed with his portrayal by the world's media.

One of the movies shows bin Laden, his unkempt beard streaked in gray, sitting on the floor, wrapped in a brown blanket and holding a remote control. He flipped back and forth between what appears to be live news coverage of himself. The old, small television was perched on top of a desk with a large tangle of electrical wires running to a nearby control box.

RE: Osama Bin Ladon Is Dead. (05-02-2011 01:23 PM)Unknown98 Wrote: I just turned on my TV and saw this. President Obama is expected to give

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