On PBS: Best Interview Yet About the Bin Laden Mission

In this PBS Newshour interview, CIA Director Leon Panetta described the tension of waiting for the final outcome of the U.S. Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, plus the preparations for the assault and what uncertainties President Obama faced in deciding to OK the attack.

Note to U.S. Armed Forces: On the next commando raid, DON’T USE HELICOPTERS! A hot air balloon would be more reliable!

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