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Osama bin Laden not armed when killed

Osama bin Laden not armed when killed

A U.S. commando’s curt message to superiors signaled the end had come for the world’s most wanted terrorist: “Geronimo EKIA,” meaning enemy killed in action. Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida…

The ever-changing White House story on bin Laden’s death

The ever-changing White House story on bin Laden’s death

Killing Osama bin Laden was a big victory for the U.S., but how exactly the raid went down is another story — and another, and another. Over two days, the…

With bin Laden gone, what’s next for U.S. war policy?

With bin Laden gone, what’s next for U.S. war policy?

The demise of Osama bin Laden complicates what was already a tough call for President Barack Obama: how to wind down the nearly decade-old war in Afghanistan. Now the symbolic…

Watching history unfold from afar

Watching history unfold from afar

Taut and riveting, the photo takes the world inside history: Around a lacquered table in the Situation Room, the president and his team are watching a heart-pounding hunt for a…

Pakistan expresses displeasure over bin Laden raid

Pakistan expresses displeasure over bin Laden raid

Pakistan criticized the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden as an “unauthorized unilateral action,” laying bare the strains the operation has put on an already rocky alliance. U.S. legislators…

One phone call led to bin Laden’s eventual death

One phone call led to bin Laden’s eventual death

When one of Osama bin Laden’s most trusted aides picked up the phone last year, he unknowingly led U.S. pursuers to the doorstep of his boss, the world’s most wanted…

As expected, doubters question bin Laden death claim

As expected, doubters question bin Laden death claim

Knowing there would be disbelievers, the U.S. says it used convincing means to confirm Osama bin Laden’s identity during and after the firefight that killed him. But the mystique that…

Americans find needed closure in bin Laden’s death

Americans find needed closure in bin Laden’s death

To surf American airwaves, to read American comments on the Internet by the thousands, to walk American streets on the day after Osama bin Laden’s astonishing demise meant you’d almost…

Another success for Navy’s fabled SEAL Team 6

Another success for Navy’s fabled SEAL Team 6

The raid that killed Osama bin Laden will go down in history as the most important covert operation since 9/11, earning the elite Navy SEAL team that carried it out…

Islamic scholars unhappy with bin Laden’s burial at sea

Islamic scholars unhappy with bin Laden’s burial at sea

Muslim clerics said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s burial at sea was a violation of Islamic tradition that may further provoke militant calls for revenge attacks against American targets. Although…