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News Foreign Policy Thursday, May 5 2011

Boston Globe: Brown admits he was fooled by fake pictures of bin Laden body

May 05, 2011

On May 4, 2011, the Boston Globe reported:

US Senator Scott Brown said in several televised interviews today that he had seen perhaps the most controversial and closely guarded photos in the world: those showing Osama bin Laden’s dead body.

Brown, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, suggested he had viewed them as part of an official briefing, and he argued that they were too graphic to be released to the public and could enflame terrorists.


Brown later acknowledged that he had fallen victim to a hoax, apparently the same doctored images that were making the rounds on the Internet.

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Published: May 5, 2011

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