The headline should read "top CIA officials told Obama..." As you will hear in the interview, there was a higher degree of certainty among operatives on the ground about Bin Laden than there was about Iraqi WMD. Certainly there is a strong case still for WMD in Iraq in 2003 but the Bin Laden hunt enjoyed a higher degree of certainty which eventually was verified when Bin Laden was killed. But one has to wonder who these top officials were who allegedly sought to pour cold water on the Bin Laden hunt - and why.
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