It's an Italian thing...
Facts about the killing of Osama bin Laden:
- Fugitive for 19 years.
Hunted by Saudi Arabia, Interpol, Scotland Yard, Mossad, and the CIA.
- CIA was looking for him for last 14 years.
Found him twice and lost him twice.
Cost: $1.8 Billion
- CIA had 4 directors over this time period, 1997-2011.
All failed to capture bin Laden.
- Obama appoints Leon Panetta, son of Italian immigrants,
as new CIA director April 28th, 2011
- Mr. Panetta calls in a few favors from friends in New York, New
Jersey and Las Vegas on April 29th, 2011.
- They plan a raid over some espresso and cannolis April 30th, 2011.
Decide to dress as Navy Seals.
- Bin Laden is killed (not captured and held for trial) and the body is
dumped at sea May 1, 2011 (also known as swimming with the fishes).
- Job done in less than 100 hours.
- Estimated savings of not having a trial: $200,000,000.
- When you need something done right, call an Italian.