Osama Bin Laden Killed
May 1, 2012 — Journalist Peter Bergen outlines the decade-long search for the al-Qaida leader in his new book Manhunt. Bergen is the only journalist to gain access to bin Laden's Abbottabad compound before it was razed by the Pakistani government.
May 31, 2011 — From its earliest days, al-Qaida leaders insisted on receipts for everything from floppy disks to explosives. Experts say that was the influence of Osama bin Laden, who earned an undergraduate degree in economics and public administration. That obsession with record-keeping has come back to haunt the organization.
May 18, 2011 — Following the death of Osama bin Laden, there are many questions about who will lead al-Qaida. One of the terrorist network's most active branches is in Yemen. It's known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP. The U.S., with troves of evidence from the raid on bin Laden's compound, is trying to find out more about AQAP. Robert Siegel speaks with Gregory Johnsen, scholar and blogger on Yemen issues. Johnsen discusses revelations from evidence found at Osama bin Laden's compound.
May 16, 2011 — With American-Pakistani relations at a crossroads, U.S. Sen. John Kerry attempted Monday to calm the fury generated in Pakistan when U.S. forces landed undetected and killed Osama bin Laden. Kerry said a stalled dialogue had at least restarted, with candor.
May 14, 2011 — Almost as important as finding and killing the al-Qaida leader was what came afterward: telling the story of the operation in such a way that U.S. interests were advanced. Strategic communication efforts have not always been handled all that skillfully, and managing this story was no exception.
Aug 23, 2012 — The SEAL's book claims to be an inside account of the raid that killed the al-Qaida leader. Woodward's book will focus on the efforts of the Obama administration and Congress to get the economy going.
May 23, 2012 — Shakil Afridi was recruited by the U.S. to try to collect DNA samples from the al-Qaida leader or his family members, to prove that bin Laden was in Pakistan. A local court in Pakistan's tribal areas has convicted him of treason.
Apr 27, 2012 — Next Wednesday marks one year since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed the al-Qaida leader. His three wives, children and grandchildren have been sent to Saudi Arabia.
Apr 2, 2012 — The three women and two of bin Laden's older daughters were convicted of living illegally in Pakistan. Two of the wives are thought to be from Saudi Arabia, one from Yemen. They've all been fined about $114 each as well.
Mar 30, 2012 — His youngest wife has given investigators the most detailed account yet of where the al-Qaida leader was in the years between the 2001 terrorist attacks and his death in May 2011, The New York Times reports.