The fumbled recountings of the attack on the bin Laden compound undermine the operation itself and the credibility of the US government, analysts say. It also helped to fuel conspiracy theories.
Geronimo: The elusive, defiant, and powerful Apache leader was the No. 1 target of the US military in the 1800s. That doesn't mean Geronimo's name should have been given to the operation to kill Osama bin Laden.
Geronimo code name debate: American Indians say it was inappropriate for the US military to assign Osama bin Laden the code name Geronimo - a real-life Apache leader who fought the US and Mexico for many years.