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The Death Of Osama bin Laden
December 29, 2011 Comment

A Year Of Worsening US-Pakistan Relations

From the Raymond Davis incident to the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan soured in 2011.

May 5, 2011 5 Comments

Military Analyst: ‘The Jig Is Up’ For Pakistan

Tom Ricks of the Center for a New American Security says Osama bin Laden’s discovery inside Pakistan should signal to the U.S. that its time to curtail relations with the country.

May 4, 2011 Comment

What Exactly Happened In The Bin Laden Raid?

Today there are reports that bin Laden had 500 Euros in cash and two telephone numbers sewn into his clothing when he was killed. We examine other new details, and set straight conflicting reports.

May 3, 2011 Comment

For Arab Youth, Bin Laden Was Already History

A decade ago, many in the Arab world saw Osama bin Laden as an important figure. But Journalist Anthony Shadid says that the uprisings across the region show that to today’s young people, bin Laden is a historical footnote.

May 3, 2011 17 Comments

‘Generation 9/11’ Struggles To Make Sense Of Bin Laden’s Death

College students across the country celebrated when news broke of Osama bin Laden’s death. We touch down with a group of Boston University students debating whether they should have.

May 2, 2011 Comment

Pakistan Debates How to Remember Bin Laden, Martyr or Terrorist?

We speak with Pakistani journalist and news anchor Wajahat Khan about how Pakistanis will remember Bin Laden.

May 2, 2011 Comment

After Extensive Rehearsals, Mock-ups US Navy Seals Kill Bin Laden

Two helicopters and 20 Navy Seals were involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan Sunday. How was the attack planned? Why did it succeed?

May 2, 2011 Comment

Daughter Who Lost Mother On 9/11 Calls For Continued Vigilance

Carie Lemack lost her mom on 9-11. Judy Larocque was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 11 when it was hijacked after taking off from Boston’s Logan Airport. She joins us with reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden.

May 2, 2011 Comment

What Are Jihadis Saying About Bin Laden’s Death?

We look at how Bin Laden’s death is reverberating among jihadis with terrorism expert Jarret Brachman. Brachman is the former director of research at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.

May 2, 2011 Comment

Youth Voices: Osama Bin Laden– This Generation’s Boogie Man?

Youth Radio brings us commentaries on bin Laden’s death from young adults who were only in elementary school on 9/11.

May 2, 2011 Comment

Bin Laden’s Death Reverberates In Pakistan

We speak with the BBC’s Shoab Hassan, from Islamabad, Pakistan to hear how Osama bin Laden’s death is being seen there.

May 2, 2011 12 Comments

Putting Osama Bin Laden’s Death In Perspective

Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States.

May 2, 2011 Comment

Man Who Lost Brother On 9/11 Reflects On Bin Laden’s Death

John Cartier was at Ground Zero Tuesday with a photo of his brother James, who died on the 10th floor of the South Tower on 9/11.

May 2, 2011 2 Comments

Bin Laden’s Death Brings Back Scarring Memories Of 9/11

The news of Osama bin Laden’s death is bringing mixed emotions to Americans: Many gathered in cities from Boston to New York City in celebration, but bin Laden’s death is also dusting off painful memories from the attacks of 9/11.

May 2, 2011 Comment

Celebrations Greet News Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death, Officials Urge Caution

Americans celebrated the death of Osama bin Laden in cities across the country, but law enforcement agencies are adding security in preparation for possible retaliation.

May 2, 2011 24 Comments

H&N Shoutout: Reacting To Bin Laden’s Death

What did you think when you heard that 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden had been killed? What does this mean for the US fight against al-Qaida? Post your comments.

September 17, 2010 Comment

Rundown 9/17

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November 25 3 Comments

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November 24 7 Comments

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