Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Real satellite image of Bin Laden's compound

It turns out that the satellite image that some thought yesterday was OBL's compound was wrong. Here it is: (Google Maps link):

And here is its proximity to the Pakistan Military Academy:

JSSNews notes something interesting about the shape of the compound: it resembles British Mandate Palestine, with the headquarters where Jerusalem would be!

It's is of course a coincidence: here is what the area looked like in 2001 (via Google Earth.) The outline was already there. But it is a little eerie!