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The Death Of Osama bin Laden

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamat-e-Islami attend a rally against Raymond Allen Davis, a U.S. consulate employee suspected in a shooting, in Lahore, Pakistan. (AP)

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

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Thursday, May 5, 2011
Local residents and media persons stand outside the house of where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (AP)

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.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
A portion of the compound of a house, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed is seen half burned in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (AP)

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.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Egyptians shout anti- Mubarak slogans during their protest at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, April 10, 2011. Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is denying that he abused his authority to amass wealth and property in his first speech since his ouster. Arabic reads "we need our money from Mubarak." (AP)

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.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Boston University students react to bin Laden's death. (Anna Miller/Here & Now)

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

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

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Monday, May 2, 2011
The compound where it is believed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden lived in Abbottabad, Pakistan (AP)

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?

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Carie Lemack, of Framingham, Mass., appears at a beach near the home of a friend, in Hingham, Mass. Lemack lost her mother Judy Larocque, on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP)

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

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

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday. (AP)

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

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden is seen in this image broadcast by the London-based Middle East Broacasting Corp. (AP/MBC via APTN)

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011
At Ground Zero, John Cartier carried a photo of his brother James, who died on the 10th floor of the South Tower on 9/11. (Sally Herships/Here & Now)

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Melissa LaCour, left, Brittany McGarry, second from left, Bryan Murray, second from right, and Dennis Vincent celebrate outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Osama bin Laden's death is announced on the ticker. (AP)

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.

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Monday, May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden is seen in this image broadcast Wednesday April 17, 2002, by the London-based Middle East Broacasting Corp. (AP/MBC via APTN)

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.

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Friday, September 17, 2010
A policeman stands guard a day ahead of parliamentary elections in Kabul. (AP)

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