04 May 2011
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Obama had satellite feed to bin Laden raid

President Obama and his closest advisers were able to watch the raid on the Abbottabad, Pakistan compound live from the White House, thanks to a satellite uplink. 

Details of the exact technology used have not been released by the White House, but the Telegraph speculates the satellite may have relayed from a camera mounted upon a US Navy SEAL's helmet. 

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