Why was Geronimo -the name of one of the best-known Native Americans- chosen as the code name for the operation to capture the (formerly) Saudi terrorist ?
Click on Geronimo's ⇓ portrait below
to read the BBC news (U.S.A. & Canada) article - 3 May 2011 :
"Osama Bin Laden : Why Geronimo ?"
on the Indian Country Today Media Network.
An Apache tribe in the U.S.A. has demanded an apology from the American President " for using the name of the warrior Geronimo as the code name for Osama Bin Laden" the BBC says : on May 3, 2011 the Chairman of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe wrote President Obama to tell him : "[My tribe and I] would hope that you would issue a formal apology to the Geronimo family members, the Fort Sill Apache Tribe and to all Native Americans for this action."
You can read the full letter ⇓ on the Fort Sill Apache website
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