Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - May 6, 2011
This week, the killing of Osama bin Laden prompted debate over his corpse, George W. Bush's role in the manhunt, and the strained U.S.-Pakistan relationship
It has been a big week: Obama announced the U.S. military successfully found and killed Osama bin Laden, which boosted Obama's ratings and led to debates regarding the legitimacy of the al Qaeda's death, if George W. Bush should get more credit, and if the grizzly photo of bin Laden should be released. Meanwhile, American troops remain in Afghanistan. CC BY: The White House
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