CIA releases trove of Bin Laden files

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released 470,000 files that were captured during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in May 2011.

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    The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released 470,000 files that were captured during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in May 2011.

    The CIA says the trove of documents, photos and videos seized from Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan provide further insight into al-Qaeda and its former leader.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rosalind Jordan reports.


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