Retired General: Don’t Credit Obama Too Much for bin Laden


The killing of Osama bin Laden is a great feat for the U.S. Navy SEALs, but its overall significance is being “overblown” and it certainly won’t end the war on terror, retired Brig. Gen. Albin Irzyk told Newsmax.TV.

Irzyk, who served in World War II and the Vietnam War, said the May 1-2 operation in which bin Laden was executed was a “very, very meaningful mission,” but he cautioned against exaggerating its importance politically.

“I think we’ve overblown it,” Irzyk said. “He’s one individual and yes, apparently he was the mastermind of the 9/11 operations . . . [But] as time went on, I think his effectiveness had abated.”

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