A mere day after US President Barack Obama announced that al-Qaeda leader and arch-terrorist Osama bin Laden has been killed by US Special Forces in Pakistan, and the World Wide Web is gushing with conspiracy theories, fed mostly by the White House statement that he was swiftly buried at sea, with nothing but reassurance from the US government that his body had been positively identified.
US President Barack Obama, along with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and top National Security staff, watched a live feed of the operation. The footage of the battle however, has not been released and was described as “gory,” feeding frenzied rumors even further.
French website JSSNews, for example, found a striking resemblance between the Abbottabad compound used by bin Laden and the map of none other than the State of Israel.
The website compared satellite footage and imagery of the area with Israel’s outline and concluded that the main house – where bin Laden was captured and killed – is located where Jerusalem can be found on a map of Israel. The compound’s gate parallels the location of Tel Aviv, its dumping ground matches the location of Tiberias, and another building matched the location of Haifa. Read more