Of course the investigative reporter used anonymous sources in his exposé on the bin Laden raid. Only with anonymous sources can journalists get past the wall that the Obama administration has built by prosecuting whistleblowers.
Documents taken from Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound indicate that the head of al-Qaida was plotting an attack to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The records contained names of possible operatives, but little else that was useful, according to Siobhan Gorman of The Wall Street Journal.
This bit of news probably will not help the already dicey relationship between Pakistan and the U.S.: Pakistani officials have arrested five people believed to have assisted the CIA in the operation that felled Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad last month.
In one of five seized videos released by the U.S. government Saturday, Osama bin Laden watches himself on the news at his home in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
The U.S. special ops team that took out Osama bin Laden at his compound in Pakistan scooped up an assortment of computer equipment, which the intelligence community is now analyzing. (more)