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Bin Laden’s death the latest setback for an al Qaeda sliding into irrelevance

As protests roil the Arab world and opposition figures denounce terrorism, Osama bin Laden’s death has become just the latest milestone in a “long slide” for the group that masterminded the Sept. 11 attacks.


Obama: ‘The U.S. has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden’

American special forces stormed a compound deep inside Pakistan and, after a firefight, shot the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks to death. “Justice has been done,” President Obama said Sunday. Watch the full video of Obama’s speech.


Three weeks after capture, American journalists remain in Libyan prison

Journalists face severe risks in the covering the war in Libya. James Foley, an American freelancer, has been detained there for more than three weeks.


VII Magazine: The Rebels

In part two of a two-part series on Libya, VII photographer Franco Pagetti documents the Benghazi rebels’ struggle for victory.


VII Magazine: The cult of Gadhafi

In part one of this two-part series on Libya, VII photographer Christopher Morris captures the faces of Moammar Gadhafi’s followers over the course of a month in Tripoli.


  Jon Meacham: Obama didn’t follow the law with Libya campaign

President Obama has placed himself above democracy in launching a military campaign in Libya without congressional approval, says Jon Meacham.


Libya updates: Key Gadhafi aide defects; rebels dismiss concerns of extremism

Moussa Koussa, the Libyan foreign minister, abandoned the regime and fled to Britain Thursday. The rebels, meanwhile, issued a statement pledging to combat terrorism.


Who are the Libyan rebels? And should we give them weapons?

Libyan opposition leaders are asking the West for weapons and dismiss concerns that there are extremists among their ranks. “They’re not in any way fanatical,” one Libyan said.


  Wounded in war, seven years later

On April 24, 2004, the Renaud brothers were embedded with the U.S. Army in Iraq. Their cameras were rolling as a rocket attack struck an American military base in Baghdad. This story brings three of the surviving soldiers together to tell the story of how those few seconds in Iraq changed their lives forever.

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