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  • June 14, 2011  

    From the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden to Rep. Anthony Weiner’s scandal, Twitter has been in the news recently for helping break news. While the social media giant’s popularity has soared among politicians, movie stars and people around the world, can the micro-blogging service make money? Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2011  

    As questions swirl around whether Pakistan knew anything about Osama bin Laden’s location or had anything to do with hiding him, its relations with the United States have become even shakier. Independent Television News’ Bill Neely reports from Abbottabad, the town of bin Laden’s hideout. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2011  

    Citing national security risks, President Obama said Wednesday that photos of Osama bin Laden’s body will not be released. Ray Suarez discusses the president’s decision and its effects with former White House counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke and former Deputy National Security Adviser Juan Zarate. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2011  

    The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to congratulate U.S. troops and the intelligence community for the assault that killed Osama bin Laden, but the incident also put the future of U.S.-Pakistani relations in question. Gwen Ifill discusses the countries’ strained ties with Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Mark Udall, D-Colo. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2011  

    American reactions to the news of Osama bin Laden’s death ranged from exuberance to quiet relief. Judy Woodruff discusses U.S. reactions with the Rev. Janet Vincent, who ministered to 9/11 rescuers and families; former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and Lauren French, editor-in-chief of George Washington University’s student paper. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2011  

    The Obama administration on Tuesday filled in new details about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, but White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said no decision has been made on whether posthumous photos of bin Laden will be released. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2011  

    In a newsmaker interview with Jim Lehrer on Tuesday, CIA Director Leon Panetta described the tension of waiting for the final outcome of the U.S. Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, plus the preparations for the assault and what uncertainties President Obama faced in deciding to OK the attack. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2011  

    The shooting of Osama bin Laden by U.S. forces on Pakistani soil has further strained the already tense relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. Margaret Warner reports on Pakistan’s response and talks to special correspondent Saima Mohsin about reactions to the raid in Abbottabad, where bin Laden had been hiding. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2011  

    What effects will Osama bin Laden’s death have on al-Qaida? Gwen Ifill speaks with the New America Foundation’s Steve Coll and the Center for Advanced Studies on Terrorism’s Farhana Qazi about U.S. military and intelligence operations, and what the operation revealed about the U.S. relationship with its ally, Pakistan. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2011  

    The plan that led to the death of al-Qaida leader and Sept. 11 plotter Osama bin Laden was reportedly in the works for months. Margaret Warner reports from the White House with the details of the planning and execution of the raid on bin Laden’s compound, and why the U.S. kept Pakistani officials in the dark until it was over. Continue reading

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