Osama pics unavailable.......WHY???

Jump to Last Post 1-10 of 10 discussions (10 posts)
  1. xanzacow profile image69
    xanzacowposted 7 years ago

    Osama pics unavailable.......WHY???

    What is the problem with showing pics of Osama Bin Ladin's death? Why is there such controversy?

  2. My Esoteric profile image91
    My Esotericposted 7 years ago

    My personal reason for not publishing them is that I have no doubt in my mind it will drive at least one person to an act in murdurous revenge that would not otherwise have done so if the picture had not  been published.  The death of one innocent person resulting from publishing of this picture is one too many and trumps any rational to publish the pictures that has been put forward so far.

  3. agunter profile image60
    agunterposted 7 years ago

    I believe it is because there are no pictures to show. The story that surrounds the raid changes on a daily basis and they are doing whatever they can to avoid the topic of the burial at sea. The government is in the process of sticking their foot in their mouths. I think that we are about to see the government for who they truly are...

  4. Sleepincot profile image42
    Sleepincotposted 7 years ago

    Just throwing the pictures out there would likely cause some unwanted things that could have been easily prevented.

  5. profile image50
    druhepkinsposted 7 years ago

    The country is not trying to give the appearance of reveling in his death and gory images, nor are we trying to aggravate enemies further. We're trying to remain on a high road, not instigate retaliation, while still confirming his death to the world.

    We also need to stop falling into a childish and  distracted era of conspiracy theories in which we need to see everything, and immediately. Publishing death photos was never appropriate for our Nation and we may end up doing so just to dispel suspicion. 

    Regardless, the pictures aren't revealed yet because it's always better to wait, think things through, and do the smartest, dignified thing for the Nation and the world.

  6. profile image0
    Valoric Fireposted 7 years ago

    A picture would no more incite Blowback anymore then an attempt at subterfuge of truth. The spread of imperialism or the continued march of the military industrial complex is the predominant reason for radical Islam.  Read "Imperial Hubris" by CIA veteran Michael Scheuer.

    “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

    No truer words concerning government and it's relationship to the people were ever spoken.

  7. zduckman profile image60
    zduckmanposted 7 years ago

    I mean REALLY...
    why do you think they are unavailable?
    why do you think he was buried at sea?

    It never happened!!!
    He was killed in 2001

  8. sunchild28 profile image55
    sunchild28posted 7 years ago

    What difference does it make,he's dead and gone. showing his pics will result to magnifying him.

  9. wilbury4 profile image69
    wilbury4posted 7 years ago

    Any pics could cause issues with some group or other so we can't blame the Government for taking their time and thinking things over and not any rash decission.
    The US government was democratically voted into power, shouldn't they be shown some trust?

  10. xanzacow profile image69
    xanzacowposted 7 years ago

    I think you all bring out some very thoughtworthy ideas. I do not know what to believe. Even if they do decide to air pics, we would never really know if they were true photographs, or if they were fakes. I would just think tho, that our government would have had sense enough to get the story straight before hand, if this is indeed all fabricated.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)