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Top 20 Conspiracy Theories That Have Already Sprung Up Around The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

A whole cabal of conspiracy theories and perceived discrepancies surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden. Between this and Obama's birth certificate, the conspiracy mill has been cranking out crazy like it's going out of style.

  • 1. The raid to kill Osama bin Laden was timed to distract from Obama's birth certificate/the weak economy and boost the president's poll numbers.

  • 2. Photo of bin Laden's body that circulated online was a fake, fabricated by U.S./Pakistani government.

  • 3. Body was buried at sea to dispose of evidence.

  • 4. Since he wasn't killed, there was no burial at sea.

  • 5. Announcement was timed to embarrass Donald Trump by interrupting "Celebrity Apprentice."

  • 6. Strike actually happened a week before the announcement.

  • 7. Bin Laden has been dead since 2001.

  • 8. Bin Laden's body has been frozen since 2001.

  • 9. Claiming bin Laden was hiding in Abbottabad is a pretext for invading Pakistan.

  • 10. The Pakistani government had bin Laden in custody this entire time.

  • 11. The Pakistanis carried out the raid, America is taking the credit.

  • 12. The raid was meant to trigger reprisals from Islamic extremists and spark World War III with Iran.

  • 13. It was bin Laden's body double.

  • 14. May 1st was also the day the death of Hitler was announced.

  • 15. Government claims it compared bin Laden's DNA with that of his sister, who supposedly died at a Massachusetts hospital. The hospital denies she was ever there.

  • 16. Benazir Bhutto said bin Laden was already dead shortly before she was assassinated.

  • 17. Bin Laden is still alive, working in collusion with the CIA to plot another terrorist attack against the United States.

  • 18. There never was an Osama Bin Laden.

  • 19. President Obama and Osama bin Laden are the same person.

  • 20. His death was obviously Photoshopped.