Ignatius' Report: Bin Laden ordered operatives to kill Obama and Petraeus

Documents found at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan show that he
directed operatives to kill President Obama and Gen. David Petraeus,
Washington Post columnist David Ignatius reports.

"The reason for concentrating on them," the al-Qaeda leader allegedly
wrote, in a document recovered by U.S. forces during the May 2 raid on
the compound, "is that Obama is the head of infidelity and killing him
automatically will make [Vice President Joe] Biden take over the
presidency. ... Biden is totally unprepared for that post, which will
lead the U.S. into a crisis. As for Petraeus, he is the man of the
hour ... and killing him would alter the war's path" in Afghanistan.

Administration officials said Friday that the Obama-Petraeus plot was
never a serious threat. Ignatius reports that he was given an
exclusive look at the documents by a senior administration official.

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