Argument: Releasing Bin Laden photos would inflame Muslim world
- Debate: Release of Osama bin Laden death photos - con argument.
White House Spokesman Jay Carney: "There are sensitivities here in terms of the appropriateness of releasing photographs in the aftermath of this firefight. It is fair to say they're gruesome photographs," he warned. "It is certainly possible that it could be inflammatory."
"Eight reasons why Obama was right not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's body." CS Monitor Editorial. May 4th, 2011: "Death photos can carry an emotional wallop, and these may rile many Muslims needlessly and perhaps cause retaliation on Americans."