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Federal appeals court considers release of postmortem Osama bin Laden photos



Link: Federal appeals court considers release of postmortem Osama bin Laden photos – The Washington Post

In April, U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg ruled that the images would remain secret. He wrote that he found the explanations from national security officials of the possible risk of “grave harm to our future national security is more than mere speculation. While al Qaeda may not need a reason to attack us, that does not mean no risk inheres in giving it further cause to do so.”