Bin Laden was 'a pussy', says Navy Seal who killed him

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton watch Osama bin Laden's death

The five most shocking claims made in a new book by a soldier who took part in the raid on Bin Laden's home

LAST UPDATED AT 12:28 ON Wed 29 Aug 2012

THE DEATH of Osama Bin Laden has taken on a mythical quality in some parts of the press. Now, we have the 'real story'. In No Easy Day, one of the Navy Seals involved in the raid gives a first-hand account of the al-Qaeda chief’s assassination. Here are five of the book's most sensational claims:

 BIN LADEN WAS ALREADY DYING
Author Marc Owen (a pseudonym) debunks the claim that Osama Bin Laden had time to "look into our eyes" before he was shot. Instead, says Owen, Bin Laden had been fatally wounded in the shoot-out before the Seals entered the room. "Blood and brains spilled out of the side of his skull" and he was still twitching and convulsing. Owen remembers how he and another Seal "trained our lasers on his chest and fired several rounds. The bullets tore into him, slamming his body into the floor until he was motionless."

BIN LADEN WAS 'A PUSSY'
Owen is unequivocal in his belief that Bin Laden had not been prepared to defend himself. “He had no intention of fighting," the former Seal writes. "He asked his followers for decades to wear suicide vests or fly planes into buildings, but didn’t even pick up his weapon. In all of my deployments, we routinely saw this phenomenon. The higher up the food chain the targeted individual was, the bigger a pussy he was."

THE SEALS WEREN’T SENT TO KILL
The White House "made it clear that this wasn't an assassination", writes Owen. He was told: "I am not going to tell you how to do your job. What we're saying is if he does not pose a threat, you will detain him."

TROOPS SAT ON BIN LADEN'S BODY
Despite previous claims that Bin Laden's body had been treated with respect prior to a full Muslim burial, Owen reveals that fellow Seal "Walt" sat on the dead man's chest during the cramped helicopter ride home.

THE SEALS KNEW OBAMA WOULD TAKE THE GLORY
Even before they entered the compound, the Seal team suspected Obama would take credit for the raid. One joked the night before: “We’ll get Obama re-elected for sure. I can see him now, talking about how he killed Bin Laden”. Owen says they all “knew the deal. We were tools in the toolbox, and when things go well they promote it. But regardless of the politics that would come along with it, the end result was what we all wanted”. Owen is more scathing about vice president Joe Biden. Recalling their meeting at the White House, Owen remembers Biden's "lame jokes that no one got (he reminded me of someone’s drunken uncle at Christmas dinner)". · 

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Hoax. Hoax Alert. This man was dead long ago. I believe this story as much as I believe Barry Soetoro Is the same person as Tim Osman. I guess with the lies we are told that this case is more likely than the lie that Osman was killed on that day. Where is the body? Maybe in the white house? When will it stop you ask? The answer is when you lift that veil off you third eye and only see the truth. Who is drinking kool aid laced with sodium fluoride? We all are. I wish the human race good luck and hope we find the truth soon.

How did he get the clearance for this?

Or does it belong in the fiction list?

Oh dear and I thought intelligent beings would comment on this board, instead we get Matthew Maguire. I might go back to the Daily Mail columns at least I know what to expect there.

And I thought Bin Laden was shacked up with Elvis on the moon! Next there'll be no Santa Claus :-(

If they weren't sent to kill Osama and Osama was pussy instead of being threat, why did they kill him? Weren't they following orders?

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