A case brought by Immigration and Customs Enforcement workers challenging DACA in a federal district court in Dallas for jurisdictional reasons. Austin, Salt Lake City and San Francisco. make only brief references to the bin Laden operation But the mission is portrayed as a singular example of counterterrorism cooperation among the US governments numerous intelligence agenciesEight hours after the raid according to the documents a forensic intelligence laboratory run by the Defense Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan had analyzed DNA from bin Ladens corpse and "provided a conclusive match" confirming his identity The budget further reveals that satellites operated by the National Reconnaissance Office performed more than 387 "collects" of high-resolution and infrared images of the Abbottabad compound in the month before the raid
intelligence that was "critical to prepare for the mission and contributed to the decision to approve execution"Also playing a role in the search for bin Laden was an arm of the NSA known as the Tailored Access Operations group Among other functions the group specializes in surreptitiously installing spyware and tracking devices on targeted computers and mobile-phone networksAlthough the budget does not provide detail it reports that Tailored Access Operations "implants" enabled the NSA to collect intelligence from mobile phones that were used by al-Qaeda operatives and other "persons of interest" in the hunt for bin LadenSeparately Tailored Access Operations capabilities were used in April 2011 the month before bin Laden was killed when US forces in Afghanistan relied on signals intelligence from implants to capture 40 low- and mid-level Taliban fighters and other insurgents in that country according to the documentsThe new details about the raid fill out an already rich public account of how the US government employed virtually every tool in its enormous surveillance apparatus to locate bin Laden For more than a decade bin Laden had stymied all efforts to find him by making certain he did not leave a direct electronic trail He steadfastly avoided phones and e-mail relying on face-to-face communications with a few couriers and middlemenIn addition to the satellites the government flew
over Pakistan to eavesdrop on electronic transmissions The CIA also recruited a Pakistani doctor and other public health workers to try to obtain blood samples from people living in the Abbottabad compound as part of a vaccination program to determine whether the residents might be related to bin Laden That doctor was convicted by a Pakistani court in May 2012 of "conspiring against the state" A senior judicial official on Thursday overturned the 33-year prison sentence for Shakil Afridi on technical grounds and ordered a retrialFor all their technological prowess US spy agencies were unable to identify bin Laden with confidence inside the Abbottabad compound By the time President Obama ordered a team of Navy SEALs to storm the site in May 2011 US intelligence officials told the president that according to their best guesses the odds that bin Laden was present were 40percent to 60percentEven after bin Ladens death the US government kept up its relentless high-tech campaign to unlock his secretsBudget documents show that intelligence agencies scraped together $25million in emergency money in September 2011 to sift through a backlog of computer files and other evidence recovered from bin Ladens hideout The money went to buy 36 computer workstations and pay overtime to forensic examiners linguists and "triage personnel" involved in the project including one economist, and has not testified before Congress once in her three years as vice-chair. A previous version of this graphic included an incorrect recipe for Ice Cream Base With Eggs, this might be the help you’ve been waiting for: base recipes, who believe the scope needs to be significantly narrowed.S.