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A local resident walks near a house, seen at center, on Wednesday, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (AP)
A local resident walks near a house, seen at center, on Wednesday, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (AP)

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  • Washington Post foreign columnist David Ignatius, author of "Blood Money"

In the latest sign of trouble in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, the Pakistani army is denying a report in today's New York Times, that a Pakistani army major was among the five people arrested for helping the C.I.A. find Osama bin Laden.

An army spokesman says "there is no truth" in the Times story account that an army major copied the license plates of cars visiting the bin Laden compound in Abbottabad in the weeks before the raid that killed bin Laden last month.

Apparently U.S.-Pakistani cooperation on counter-terrorism is so low that the deputy C.I.A. director told members of Congress last week that he'd rate it three  on a scale of 1 to 10.

This segment aired on June 15, 2011.

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