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9/11 commissioner: We know where bin Laden is

October 23, 2004 12:09 PM

... "but we can't just send in troops. If we did, we could have another Vietnam, and the United States cannot afford that right now." According to John Lehman, former secretary of the Navy under Reagan, bin Laden is in South Waziristan in the Baluchistan Mountains of the Baluchistan region in western Pakistan.

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Read the 4 comments.


If we know where bin Laden is it is VITAL that we don't say where that is so he wont leave.

I don't know what it is with Republicans giving away intelligence secrets, but this has got to stop. Whether it is Orin Hatch telling us that we have cell phone intercepts or John Lehman telling us the purported location of bin Laden, these are right things to be kept secret--as opposed to the wrong things, like the secret detentions, secret laws and secret trials the Administration has implemented. Oh, and the secret CIA 9/11 report that Porter Goss is hiding...

Sat Oct 23 2004 12:38 PM


According to Gordon Thomas, an Irish journalist with good contacts, bin Laden is in North-West China.

Sat Oct 23 2004 7:39 PM

Tom from Madison:

Apparently GWB now cares where Bin Laden is--just not enough to talk about it, especially right before the election.

If Karl Rove were working for the other side, we'd have another flip-flop spin cycle.

Tue Oct 26 2004 8:43 AM


How can Bush say, in front of the entire country, on the presidential debates "Bin Laden, I dont think about him much." And this is the guy who we are supposed to vote for?

Wed Jan 19 2005 8:16 AM

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