Judicial Watch had sued for access to the bin Laden photos, arguing in court back in January that there was "no apparent nexus" between intelligence activities and photos of bin Laden's burial or preparation for burial. But the judges hearing the case seemed inclined to defer to the government, which contended that the release of even the less-violent images could spark violence against U.S. interests.
Various declarations from government officials "support their declarants’ determinations that releasing any of the images, including the burial images, could reasonably be expected to trigger violence and attacks 'against United States interests, personnel, and citizens worldwide'" the panel ruled.
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