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Pakistan / Bin Laden Raid Anniversary / The Compound / Panetta Interview #1020994

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Abbottabad, Pakistan: Clarissa Ward) A return visit to the former home of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a US raid a year ago, featured; scenes shown from the former site of the compound. [Former Taliban spokesman Inayatullah KAKAR††- says he was impressed by bin Laden; notes the drone attacks have eliminated the leadership circle of Al Qaeda; indicates the US broke Al Qaeda's strength.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Islamabad: Clarissa Ward) The view in Pakistan one year later that bin Laden did not live there or die there and that the people are angered that the US staged the raid discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) A look at an insider's view of the mission to take out bin Laden presented; famous photo of the White House staff watching shown. [For "60 Minutes," former CIA head, Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says capturing bin Laden was considered and we would have taken him into a detained area; explains how he briefed the staff at the White House about the operation, the words he heard from the SEALs team in Pakistan, and what was talked about in the gathering.]

Pelley, Scott;
Ward, Clarissa

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