CIA's Recounting of Bin Laden Raid Gets Mixed Reaction

May 2, 2016 6:40 AM

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The United States’ ultra-secretive Central Intelligence Agency tweeted the details of an operation that killed a top terrorist leader Sunday, drawing thousands of retweets and likes from apparent supporters while others responded with criticism that ranged from "please don't" to "WTF?"

The terrorist was al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The operation was the one President Barack Obama approved in May 2011 that involved special operations forces flying helicopters into a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and later dumping bin Laden's body into the sea.

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