Could we use WikiLeaks to spook Zawahiri?

Mickey Kaus Columnist
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Making WikiLemonade from WikiLemons: Donald Rumsfeld notes that Osama bin Laden may have paid a high price for not having a fast Internet connection:

The classified files from Guantanamo Bay, particularly those on senior operative Abu Faraj al-Libi, contain clues about al-Qaeda’s courier network and even mention Abbottabad. Had bin Laden closely followed WikiLeaks’ release of these documents April 25, it is unlikely he would have been there when U.S. Navy SEALs descended into his compound days later.

Not only would bin Laden have known that we might know where he was, he would have known that we would know that he would know that we might know–and that we would therefore be moved to strike immediately (before he could act on the WikiLeaks leak). If he’d thought about it, he would have cleared out within minutes, no? … P.S.: Or would he think that the WikiLeaks report was a false item planted by the CIA in an attempt to spook him into moving around in public where he could be spotted?  And if the CIA doesn’t plant false stories with WikiLeaks for this purpose, why the heck not? Leak a bunch of reports suggesting that we might know where al-Zawahiri is, using a variety of Pakistani towns or regions in the hope that one of them will be too close for his comfort, prompting him to make a hurried move. …

Mickey Kaus