Two books put Osama Bin Laden back in the news

Both take issue with official US accounts.
An unarmed bin Laden was shot when he stuck his head out of a door, says No Easy Day, the book by a former Navy SEAL who participated in the raid, which is due for release next Tuesday. Written by Matt Bissonnette under the name of Mark Owen, the book raises questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.
According to the account of Obama administration officials after the raid of Bin Laden’s Pakistan hideout, the SEALs shot bin Laden only after he ducked back into the bedroom because they assumed he might be reaching for a weapon.
Another book,"Ferreting Out Bin Laden" by former Polish spy Alexander Makowski, was published last June and not yet translated into English. As quoted by the McClatchy News service, 'In late 1999…a group of Afghan agents loyal to an anti-Taliban guerilla leader proposed assassinating Osama Bin Laden. All they wanted was the $5 million reward the Clinton administration had offered for Bin Laden's capture."
However, the CIA allegedly turned down the offer, fearing it would be overstepping its bounds by ordering the kill. Two years later, Bin Laden ordered his 9/11 atrocity on American soil.
 

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