The man who hunted Osama bin Laden

By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO – Associated Press

After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, the White House released a photo of President Barack Obama and his Cabinet inside the Situation Room, watching the daring raid unfold.

Hidden from view, standing just outside the frame of that now-famous photograph was a career CIA analyst.

This article gives credit to the real hero of the bin Laden takedown–not Barack Obama, but a CIA analyst who began the search during the Bush administration, shortly after 9/11. Yes, the current president gave the go-ahead, but does anyone seriously doubt that the previous one wouldn’t have? Also, this piece shows that, despite all the credit Obama receives for his anti-terror policies, the escalation of Predator drone attacks actually began under Bush.

So congratulations to President Obama for continuing to implement Bush’s foreign policy.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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