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IOC: Bin Laden death has no bearing on Olympic security

DOHA, Qatar (AP) – IOC President Jacques Rogge said security at next year’s London Olympics remains the “top priority” and is not affected by the death of Osama bin Laden.

Rogge declined to comment Monday on the killing of the Al-Qaida leader by U.S. forces in Pakistan, calling it a “political issue.” But he said the International Olympic Committee’s security strategy has remained the same since the killing of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Munich Games. Read more>>

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