|Secret budget document sheds new light on raid that killed bin Laden|
The U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden was guided from space by a fleet of satellites, which aimed dozens of separate receivers over Pakistan to collect a torrent of electronic and signals intelligence as the mission unfolded, according to a top-secret U.S. intelligence document. The National Security Agency was also able to penetrate guarded communications among al-Qaeda operatives by tracking calls from mobile phones identified by specific calling patterns, the document shows.
The so-called “black budget,” obtained by The Post, maps a bureaucratic and operational landscape never before subject to public scrutiny. Read the full story here: http://wapo.st/17p5K8B
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