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How soon after the killing of Osama bin Laden should the United States have released photos to confirm his death?

Immediately. Visual confirmation of his corpse and burial at sea would have put to rest any doubts.
37% (1065 votes)
The government was correct to release images of the scene within hours of his death; close-ups of his corpse could wait.
7% (192 votes)
Enough DNA evidence was released immediately after to prove it was bin Laden. Photo confirmation was not urgent.
15% (433 votes)
Photos released of bin Laden’s corpse would only have incited more terrorism, so it is best to keep them classified forever.
42% (1206 votes)
Total votes: 2896

 

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