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    CIA complains about inaccuracies in "Zero Dark Thirty"'s portrayal of the hunt for bin Laden

    The CIA on Friday said that a Hollywood movie portraying the hunt for Osama bin Laden “departs from reality” in significant ways, and emphasized that despite assistance it provided to the filmmakers, the agency had no control over the final product.In an unusual letter to CIA employees, acting Director Michael Morell said that the highly anticipated film, “Zero Dark Thirty,” leads viewers to believe that a “few individuals” were behind the hunt for the al-Qaeda leader, instead of the “hundreds of officers” who were involved over the course of a decade. He also rejected the film’s depiction of the CIA’s interrogation program — and the implication that it helped extract valuable information from detainees
    CIA complains about depictions in Osama bin Laden movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ - The Washington Post

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    "Based" on a true story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    "Based" on a true story.
    Kind of like Obamas book, only a little more truthful?
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    Obama has a book? I hadn't noticed. lol
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    Hollywood bent the facts? No! Say it ain't so...

    But... According to a couple of articles, one of the key CIA players is facing some professional complicationsk. Also here.
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    Im surprised the movie didn't portray the SEALs in trouble, with Obama showing up in a bright light, walking on water, and magically killing OBL, you know, since Hollywood and libs think he is God.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bjohnson63 View Post
    Im surprised the movie didn't portray the SEALs in trouble, with Obama showing up in a bright light, walking on water, and magically killing OBL, you know, since Hollywood and libs think he is God.
    You, you, you, you mean he ISN'T God?


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    CIA doing a little CYA .
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