Posted by: chronicler55 | June 12, 2009

CIA Chief talks about Bin Laden

Panetta told reporters that he still has hopes of capturing Bin Laden.  In a statement perhaps calculated to give an extra nudge to the Pakistani government, Leon Panetta, the head of the CIA commented that the agency was pretty sure about where Bin Laden was, and that one of the United States goals was to capture the terrorist.

CIA Chief: Bin Laden still in Pakistan

 

He said the Pakistani offensive in the Swat Valley is making very good progress compared to Pakistan’s past efforts to crack down on extremists. The Pakistan military says it has killed more than 1,300 militants during the offensive and reclaimed most of the region.

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