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Now a federal judge refusing to order the Obama administration to release pictures and videotape.
Of the body of Osama bin Laden this is we get ready to reproach the one year mark for the that daring US navy seal operation they captured and killed him.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge on this in Washington what are we learning about that the court decision what did this judge -- Well thank you bill -- 29 page ruling late last night a federal judge has sided with the Obama administration.
The releasing the 53 images including at least one of video of the bin Laden raid does pose a threat to national security the decision reads in part.
A picture may be worth a thousand words and perhaps moving pictures spirit even higher value.
It in this case verbal descriptions of the death and burial of -- on -- line we'll have to suffice for this court will not order the release of anything more.
After the raid in May last year the CIA and Defense Department authorized the release of a limited group of videos.
Pulled from bin Laden's compound the screen grabs you see here -- the al-Qaeda leader isolated attached in some cases obsessively practicing his video messages.
Planning in vain for repeat attack like 9/11.
Judicial watch -- the government watchdog that sued for the actual pictures and video of the raid.
Said to fox in this statement the administration is not living up with promises of transparency quote.
There is no provision under law to keep documents secret because their release might offend our terrorist enemies.
The court got it terribly wrong and judicial watch tells fox they plan to appeal what is the state of al-Qaeda as we.
Reflect now 11 year after the -- was taken down.
Well later today there will be a -- briefing for the intelligence reporters on the state of al-Qaeda by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
This is the nation's top intelligence officer.
And as we approach the one year anniversary US officials concede that Al qaeda's affiliates had evolved even adapted to the loss of bin Laden.
And while there is no specific threat information for the anniversary.
This recent video comes from Yemen where the -- -- spring has given a -- the opportunity to extend its control.
We assess -- -- use affiliates and allies remain intent on conducting attacks in the homeland.
Possibly to avenge the death of bin Laden but not necessarily tied to the anniversary.
For the al-Qaeda affiliates have been the big beneficiaries of the Arab Spring had been Yemen Somalia.
And also al-Qaeda in North Africa Katherine thanks Catherine -- and --
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