(CBS News) President Obama faces criticism in the foreign policy arena today as a group of former U.S. intelligence and Special Forces operatives launched a campaign criticizing Mr. Obama for national security leaks and for taking credit for the death of Osama Bin Laden. The group, called the Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund Inc, argues that high level leaks are damaging to U.S. security in a video released Wednesday morning.
"You did not kill Osama Bin Laden, America did," Ben Smith -- identified as a Navy SEAL -- says in the video, "The work that the American military has done killed Osama bin Laden. You did not."
Wednesday on "CBS This Morning, senior CBS News correspondent and former Deputy Director of National Intelligence John Miller discussed what he called the "very carefully crafted 22-minute documentary style video." Miller called the video "a mixture of some undeniable facts threaded through some conjecture, some speculation, and some propaganda" and added "it's got some information and it's got some spin." Miller stated that the group claims to be non-partisan and unpolitical and is registered as a 501c4 corporation -- or a social welfare group -- out of Delaware. The group launched their campaign with $1 million, and guarantees donor anonymity in soliciting donations.
According to Miller, the members of OPSEC group claim to be national security personnel and their spokesman, Chad Kolton, was formerly the spokesman for the office of National Intelligence during the George W. Bush administration.
Over the last year, there have beeninto these alleged White House leaks.
In 2011, leaks about the Osama Bin Laden raid disclosed operational information which many claimed put future missions at risk. This summer, new leaks hinted that President Obama had signed an order authorizing support for Syrian rebels and released information about an alleged U.S. command center.
Wednesday morning, Miller said that investigations are ongoing, it has not been proven that the leaks have come directly from the White House, but confirmed several facts mentioned in the OPSEC group's video, including the leaks around the bin Laden raid and the early leak of the underwear bomber plot. Miller also added that the group's overall objective seems to be to "raise questions in the mind of people who favor the administration for its strong stand against terrorism."