Pulling Over Bin Laden

A leaked report from the Abbottabad Commission paints an ugly picture of Pakistan’s government (and other officials and organizations) during the era they played host to the world’s most wanted person. At one point, Osama bin Laden’s car was pulled over for speeding but his guard “quickly settled the matter.” The report also makes it clear that Osama bin Laden could have had help from people inside the government. And how did bin Laden avoid aerial detection when he moved about his compound? He wore a cowboy hat. Here are more details from the report.

+ Peter Begen: Bin Laden’s life on the run.

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