With Obama revelling in
the death of Osama bin Laden a year ago, a review of how the government
pulled off this propaganda stunt is in order. CT Campbell provided a
short review of the implausible US version of events:
"A review of the problems with the story is simply incredible. The lack
of any tangible evidence, the massive changes to the official story
that came out in the days immediately following the raid all add up
to something being very wrong. No Shootout, no wives used as human shields,
no wives or children taken into custody have been produced, no video
of the raid, the White House did not watch the raid live as originally
indicated. Now, as many predicted, the people we are told took part
in the raid are all gone as a result of a recent helicopter crash. We
were then told the UBL [Usama Bin Laden] body was immediately buried
at sea and we have almost instantaneous DNA results that it was him..
No pictures of UBL's body are released, under the excuse they would
instill hatred for America. Not only do we see no UBL body, we see no
captive wives or children, we have no seal team members to give their
accounts in disguises to conceal their identity and never will after
the recent helicopter crash in Afghanistan. In the days that follow,
we do get some photos of the people we are told were killed inside the
Now there exists much more specific witness testimony that directly
contradicts the US version of events, and provides new evidence of what
happened to Seal Team Six, lauded for carrying out this alleged death
raid. Paul Craig Roberts brought to the attention of the world
an important Pakistani National TV interview with Muhammad Bashir, who
lives next door to the alleged compound of Osama bin Laden.
"In Bashir's account, every member of the landing party and anyone brought
from the house died when the helicopter exploded on lift-off. This provides
a very different version of events than what the media parroted from Pentagon
reports. Here are the key points Bashir made in the interview [all key
statements put in chronological order and edited for brevity]:
Muhammad Bashir: The events that happened are thus; we were awake,
we were not asleep.
Reporter: Where were you standing when this happened?
Muhammad Bashir: Inside the house, on top of the roof, I was not in
the house, just on top of the (flat) roof, lying down on the roof, lying
and watching this and what was happening. A Helicopter came, and
circled and dropped some people there... after that, the helicopter
returned and went back.
Reporter: How many people were they?
Muhammad Bashir: They were ten, twelve people. After that it left and
for approximately 20 minutes, there behind us, on those mountains, it
kept going around, the top of the mountains. After 20 minutes,
it returned. When it returned, at that time there were TWO more helicopters
arrived but didn't land. One came from the West and one came from the
Reporter: There was only ONE helicopter?
Muhammad Bashir: Only ONE helicopter, that dropped its passengers....
The people who were dropped from the craft... That walkway...that...where
our gates are...they banged them hard...and shouted...don't come out...don't
do this, don't do that, if you come out you will be shot..we will do
this, we will do that, all the people who were dropped, all of them
spoke Pashtu (Afgahni Language) - Pashtun!
Reporter: Who were these people?
Muhammad Bashir: This I do not know! Those who were dropped from
the craft (helicopter), those people.
Reporter: somebody else told me -- that they spoke Pashtu.
Muhammad Bashir: They WERE Pashtun! we do not know if they were working
for the Americans, we do not know if they were working for Pakistan,
we do not know if they were army people or civilian, what people, BUT
they SPOKE PASHTU!, [Later Bashir hypothesizes that they could be Americans
speaking Pashtu: "agents can speak all sorts of languages. It could
be that it is the American army and they could speak Pashtu and the
people would think that it is our own people."] The SAME [helo] returned
to pick the people and there was an explosion within it. ONE helicopter
landed down here, the second helicopter came from above and went towards
Mansera. It did not land. No second helicopter landed! When it [the
first helo] approached for landing, there was an explosion within it
and there was fire within it, immediately, we came out... the helicopter
was on fire, it was burning. They are saying we killed Osama here. After
that, they picked him up and took him away. - how did they do this?
This, what we are thinking [since witnesses saw the only Helo that landed
explode and burn!].
Reporter: How did you get inside? (the compound)
Muhammad Bashir: the gate was open, when there was fire, the gate was
open [doesn't sound like a secure compound for Osama].
Reporter: You came from upstairs to downstairs?
Muhammad Bashir: I came down, from my own house into the gulley [Gulley
is (in Urdu) a sidewalk or pavement between two houses], I didn't go
alone inside the other house, 200 other people went inside! Everybody
Reporter: All 200 saw the dead bodies?
Muhammad Bashir: Everybody saw this. Whoever went inside they saw everything!
Reporter: In the helicopter... you saw dead people?
Muhammad Bashir: We saw dead people... This, we could not count, within
the compound there was fire. The gate was open, we entered the gate,
at that time the Army had not arrived. When the helicopter exploded,
it scattered everywhere, one piece fell over there, one fell here, one
here, a lot of pieces fell in the gulley outside, they reached up to
the gulley and our house and also some pieces managed to reach onto
my roof. so, the area of the open space there (in front of the house)
is about four Kanal in size. It is a very large compound. You cannot
see all of it from one location. After that, about twenty minutes later
the Army arrived, the police arrived. They moved all of us back... when
the army arrived, they moved all the people back. Move aside, move aside!
So we moved aside. Then they closed the area down.
Reporter: Tell me; two helicopters came, lifted and took the rest of
Muhammad Bashir: No -- they did not take the rest of the people, because
they did not even land, One came from the West and it left towards the
North, the one that came from the North, left towards the South. They
did not land!
Reporter: where was your cousin [who reportedly grew vegetables inside
Muhammad Bashir: My cousin was at that time in the house.
Reporter: Did he go with you?
Muhammad Bashir: He was with me, but I did not notice when he was picked
Reporter: Has he returned yet?
Muhammad Bashir: Yes, he has returned. They picked him up and took him
Reporter: What is he saying?
Muhammad Bashir: I have not met him yet, he is at home they will not
let him come out, we are not allowed to visit him, they will not let
him come out. [End]
Paul Craig Roberts comments: "Bashir's cousin is the person who, according
to the reporter had a vegetable garden inside the wall of the alleged
bin Laden compound. Is it likely that with a hunted and dangerous person
hiding within, locals would be permitted to have vegetable gardens inside
"Readers can arrive at their own conclusions. It seems clear that under
intense pressure and serious threats from the US government, the Pakistani
government fell in line with the US government's claim that a commando
raid had killed bin Laden and all had returned safely, and that the
TV news organization also got the message to get in line.
"It is likely that the many witnesses who observed the dead from the
helicopter crash have been warned to keep quiet. However, a news organization,
should one be so inclined, could certainly interview Bashir and the
200 others who saw the dead bodies.... I am confident that no news organization
believes that it could confront such an important US national myth in
this way. OBL's death will remain one of those many 'truths' that rest
on nothing but the government's word."
I find particularly disturbing Bashir's comments about the inserted
team speaking fluent Pashtu. Navy Seals are not linguists, as agents
may be. They may be trained with a considerable vocabulary or phrases
but hardly enough to pass off as native speakers to another native.
The whole story about this being a CIA operation which was secret from
the Pakistani army is blown wide open by this testimony. It is obvious
that a lot of people in Abbottabad and in the Pakistani army know that
the US story is totally fabricated--but they are being silenced.
Is There a Link to Recent Deaths of the Same Navy Seal Team? There
are some strange contradictions in the highly publicized crash of an
Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan that supposedly included
the very members of Seal Team 6 that allegedly captured and killed Osama
bin Laden. How convenient.
1) If, as Mr. Bashir has testified, no Navy SEALs survived the special
ops helo crash in Abbottabad, the government would need to falsify their
deaths later in order to be able to explain to the Seal Team families
why their hero husbands were never coming home.
2) It would also mean that Obama's visit to Fort Campbell, Ky did not
occur in front of the actual Seal Team Six, but their larger unit. The
fact that Obama showed up with cameras rolling at the return of the
bodies from the recent crash indicates that this is a continuation of
the big lie.
3) Seal Team Six has its own special ops stealth helicopters and doesn't
normally fly on Army choppers. Why was this SEAL Team inserted onto
an Army reserve transport helicopter and mixed with other military operations?
Was this story a fabrication too?
4). The US government claims it has killed the two who shot down the
CH-47. I'd like to know just how you could know that unless you were
controlling that shoot down operation. That shows that either they are
lying or complicity. Either one is bad.
5) The government is already changing its story about who was on the
doomed helicopter. According to CNN, "The Pentagon will put the death
toll of Navy Seals in last weekend's downing of a helicopter in Afghanistan
at 17, [instead of 22]. Officials say further information that has come
in also indicates that not all of the SEALs were assigned to a top-secret
Naval unit as they originally said. [Only] 15 were SEALs belonging to
the top-secret unit that conducted the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound
in Pakistan. Two others were SEALs assigned to a regular Naval special
operations unit. Five additional Navy personnel were so-called conventional
forces with particular specialties who regularly worked with the SEALs.
One official said that included a dog handler and some communications
specialists. The other eight U.S. troops killed were three Air Force
forward air controllers and five Army helicopter crew members. Multiple
military officials had said for days there were 22 SEALs among the dead,
and all were members of the same overall unit that killed Bin Laden."
Let me tell you as a former military pilot that there is written manifest
for every flight containing the names of every person on board when
setting out from a regular base of operations. There is no way the military
could have been "confused" about who was on board. Someone is scrambling
to coordinate whoever is supposed to be dead from those who are not
Here's a partial analysis from Infowars.com: "The government admits
that a super secret helicopter did crash during the OBL raid but says
no one died; our intel is different. We predicted that the spin doctors
would stage a crash or when a real crash took place that they would
say the SEALs died then. This is a old trick that governments all over
the world have been caught pulling in the past.
"Mainstream sources are seizing upon claims that the Taliban took credit
for downing the helicopter, but that means nothing. Media instantly
ran reports that al Qaeda was responsible for the bombing & shootings
in Norway; moreover, anyone on a message board can make such claims."
CT Campbell concludes, "We may never know the true story. If I were
to guess, someone got off a lucky shot against the helicopter or there
was an accidental explosion of ordinance onboard. Since this whole thing
IMO was designed to boost Obama's declining ratings and status, they
could not come out with the truth that it had ended in a colossal mess.
The recent crash of the helicopter in Afghanistan may have been staged
to provide a cover story and give closure and release of bodies for
people killed months ago. It might also have been used to eliminate
any witnesses who survived the debacle."
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