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Osama bin Laden


Seen from the sky: Where bin Laden was killed

Maps and satellite imagery show the enormous, high-security compound where Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday. The home, worth $1 million, was unusual in many respects.


It’s time to end the ‘war on terror’

The Bush Administration and, sadly, too often the Obama Administration, used the “war” as justification for undermining the best of America’s principles.


  Learning of bin Laden’s death

From Ground Zero to Afghanistan to the White House, people gathered Sunday night and Monday to hear of Osama bin Laden’s death.


Osama bin Laden’s death: Your reactions

“Our generation has borne much but ‘justice is done,'” writes one reader. We round up your initial reactions to the death of the longtime al Qaeda leader.


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.


  Author Peter Bergen on the missteps in America’s ‘longest war’

Alison Stewart talks with author Peter Bergen about his latest book, which charts America’s prosecution of the ‘war on terror’ and al Qaeda’s continued strength as a movement.


Filmmaker seeks to change attitudes about America’s wars

Americans paid little attention to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during the election. Laura Poitras wonders what, if anything, will change that.

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