Osama bin Laden:
Dead? What Killed Him?
Typhoid? Kidney Failure?
Who is Really Behind it?
Has Bin Laden died of typhoid? - Weighing claims and implications.All the evidence points to L'Est Republicain's exclusive report today about the death of Osama bin Laden being the result of a calculated leak from within the Direction Generale des Services Exterieurs (DGSE), which is the French equivalent of Britain's MI6 with responsibility for intelligence gathering abroad.
The newspaper says the information about bin Laden, received by the DGSE on September 19 and graded confidentiel defence, was passed to President Jacques Chirac and PM Dominique de Villepin on September 21