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Bin Laden mission 'impossible to second guess'

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The White House has given a new account of the death of Osama Bin Laden, saying he was not armed when he was killed by US special forces and that he did not use his wife as a human shield. This raises questions about how Bin Laden tried to resist capture.

Nigel Inkster, former deputy director of MI6, analyses the situation.


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