Ahead of a Monday morning briefing about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the U.S. government released some graphics that shed new light on the compound where the most-wanted terrorist had been hiding for years.
Here’s a side-by-side comparison of how the plot of land looked in 2004 vs. this year:
An aerial view from 2005 after construction began:
An aerial view from this year:
Here’s a ground-level view: