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Welcome back everyone CIA director Leon Panetta says the public we'll definitely -- -- of some of the laden killed photos but.
Others in the White House worried that it may be too dangerous for our troops to release them.
New York democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins now from DC with her thoughts on that and much more good morning -- senator.
Good morning Harry -- I'm doing just great well it's coming across the wires right now that gates and Clinton are both advising president.
To not release these photos even though Leon Panetta indicated in the last -- that they would be released what do you know.
I'll -- know what I've read and heard this morning as well that I share the concern that we have to make sure this for the safety of the troops are Paramount.
We need to make sure that their families are safe that these operations where.
You know -- highly confidential operations and we need to make sure that these families in these troops wellbeing is looked after.
Let me bring you to another wrenching debate that has started to percolate now in the last 24 hours as you recall of course the night that Osama bin Laden was killed.
A lot of young Americans and older ones went out into the streets and chanted and I think we have some video -- and to show from New York to Washington tonight to other cities.
And now some people on the left they're saying that that this is the wrong thing for Americans to do that we should not have been celebrated -- on this one.
Well but my feeling is this -- is a great measure of justice for the American people -- -- -- New Yorker I can tell you New Yorkers all across our state.
Were very joyous that there was finally closure to this ten years.
Of extraordinary sorrow and pain and they -- need to see a measure of justice and justice was done in this case.
What do you think about the other did he hits and how -- coming to the surface about the enhanced interrogation techniques.
-- many people are saying that that's in fact how we ended up finding the some of -- not.
Would you sit well I don't know that.
That's the case and in fact I don't know that torture actually produces results more than twelve -- generals have publicly stated not only does it not produce -- -- assaults.
But it puts our troops at great rest and so.
I I do not think it's an approach we we should take it out tickets the American -- let's talk a little bit about other veterans because you are trying to give more compensation for.
Blue water veterans.
Who are today.
A blue water that is a sailor who served during the Vietnam War -- was exposed to agent orange but never had -- boots on the ground so an example -- NYPD.
Officer -- Condon who served in Vietnam he served on the USS intrepid.
He was the guy who is moving the planes when they landed moving all the equipment and he was exposed to agent orange and now he's got.
Some awful blood cancers and disease that he is struggling with every day.
He should have every health care benefits -- any soldier or sailor anyone who was exposed to agent orange should be entitled to them.
I -- you were instrumental in getting the 9/11 responders.
The same kind of protection a real quickly you're also in favor of a nationwide wireless system to respond to a major crisis what does that.
We'll one of the biggest issues after you.
Finding killing Osama bin Laden is that we as New Yorkers are we as Americans must remain vigilant.
And there are many recommendations by the nine elevenths commission about how to prevent another 9/11 attack -- how to keep us safe.
And one of them that we had yet to implement his about interoperability we -- -- created.
Equipment and ability for hire men and women for every stage of government to -- to talk to each other during a national disaster -- crisis sounds like.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand thanks for your thoughts this morning thanks.
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