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May 4, 2011 6:28 pm

Photo of Dead Osama Will Not be released

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Politico – The White House will not release the photos of Osama bin Laden taken after he was killed, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

“It is important for us to make sure that very graphic photos of somebody who was shot in the head are not floating around as an incitement to additional violence or as a propaganda tool,” Obama said in an interview he taped with CBS’s “60 Minutes.”

“We don’t need to spike the football, and I think that given the graphic nature of these photos it would create some national security risk.”

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