The country's top special operations commander ordered military files
about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from
Defence Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be
more easily shielded from ever being made public.
The secret move, described briefly in a draft report by the
Pentagon's inspector general, set off no alarms within the Obama
administration even though it appears to have sidestepped federal rules
and perhaps also the Freedom of Information Act.
An acknowledgement by Admiral William McRaven of
his actions was quietly removed from the final version of an inspector
general's report published weeks ago. ...
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