This should be interesting. It reminds me of the time when I was discussing Hamas with “moderate” Muslim leader Mohammed Elibiary, and he offered to give me Khaled Meshaal’s email address. What kind of “moderate” Muslim has the personal email address of the leader of Hamas? And which “moderates” might turn up in Osama’s computer files?
“Osama bin Laden raid yields trove of computer data,” by Mike Allen for Politico, May 2:
The assault force of Navy SEALs snatched a trove of computer drives and disks during their weekend raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, yielding what a U.S. official called “the mother lode of intelligence.”
The special operations forces grabbed personal computers, thumb drives and electronic equipment during the lightning raid that killed bin Laden, officials told POLITICO.
“They cleaned it out,” one official said. “Can you imagine what’s on Osama bin Laden’s hard drive?”
U.S. officials are about to find out. The material is being examined at a secret location in Afghanistan.
“Hundreds of people are going through it now,” an official said, adding that intelligence operatives back in Washington are very excited to find out what they have.
“It’s going to be great even if only 10 percent of it is actionable,” the official said….