Osama Bin Laden’s Body Wasn’t Buried At Sea, Leaked Emails Show

According to leaked emails written by a senior official at the intelligence firm Stratfor, Osama bin Laden’s body may not have been buried at sea.

The official version is that the body of Al-Qaeda’s head, who was killed by a US raid in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, was buried at an undisclosed location at sea in a proper Muslim ceremony. Photo: aqui-ó/Flickr

Stratfor’s vice-president for intelligence, Fred Burton, believes the body was “bound for Dover, [Delaware] on [a] CIA plane” and then “onward to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda [Maryland],” an email claims.

“If body dumped at sea, which I doubt, the touch is very Adolph Eichman like. The Tribe did the same thing with the Nazi’s ashes,” Burton commented in another email.

Eichman was one of the masterminds of the Holocaust by Nazi Germany, writes RT. He was captured by Mossad agents in Argentina and was proved guilty and executed in 1962. After the cremation of the body his ashes were scattered at sea over the Mediterranean.

“Eichmann was seen alive for many months on trial before being sentenced to death and executed. No one wanted a monument to him so they cremated him. But i dont know anyone who claimed he wasnt eicjhman [sic]. No comparison with suddenly burying him at sea without any chance to view him which i doubt happened [sic],” Stratfor CEO George Friedman answered.

“The US Govt needs to make body pics available like the MX’s do, with OBL’s pants pulled down, to shout down the lunatics like Alex Jones and Glenn Beck,” Burton writes in another message.

Another e-mail shows that Burton says Osama’s body “is a crime scene and I don’t see the FBI nor DOJ letting that happen.”

In some revealed emails Burton had boasted about his “trusted former CIA cronies” and promised to glean information about a classified FBI investigation. By the way, before joining Stratfor he was deputy chief of the counter-terrorism division in the state department’s diplomatic security service, The Telegraph reports.

However, in his last communication on the subject with George Friedman, Burton wrote: “: “Down and dirty done, He already sleeps with the fish…”

The emails were allegedly obtained by the hacker group Anonymous from Stratfor, an organisation dealing with analysis of intelligence and geopolitical analysis.

Last week, Anonymous announced that it had 2.7million of the firm’s confidential correspondences, and said they could provide ‘the smoking gun for a number of crimes’. The group explained that Stratfor was ‘clueless’ when it came to database security.

On Feb,27, Stratfor said in its statement: “In December, thieves compromised Stratfor’s data systems and stole a large number of company emails, along with other private information of Stratfor readers, subscribers and employees.”

The statement continues: “Those stolen emails apparently will be published by Wikileaks. This is a deplorable, unfortunate – and illegal – breach of privacy.”

“Some of the emails may be forged or altered to include inaccuracies; some may be authentic. We will not validate either. Nor will we explain the thinking that went into them. Having had our property stolen, we will not be victimized twice by submitting to questioning about them,” said the company.

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