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Topic - Michael Leiter
A former Obama administration official says al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden wanted to see President Obama and Gen. David H. Petraeus assassinated.
The director of the nation's top counterterrorism agency is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure that spanned the reorganization of the National Counterterrorism Center in the wake of the failed 2009 Christmas Day attempted airline bombing to the successful raid in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden.
Mr. Leiter said Gadahn's propaganda alone would not earn him a place on the U.S. target list.