Bin Laden Operation: US Squad Was Ready To Confront Pakistani Forces



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President Obama had insisted that the squad to track down Bin Laden be big enough to confront any possible resistance from the Pakistani security forces, according to the New York Times. The size of the special operations squad was expanded a few days prior to the raid, unnamed administration and military officials were quoted by the newspaper as saying. Islamabad has started an inquiry into how the Al-Qaeda chief managed to stay hidden. But ties between the two countries remain severely strained after the operation.

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