Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden : Fact Sheet
A passport photo of Osama bin Laden's youngest wife, Amal Ahmed al-Sadah: She was shot in the leg during the raid that killed her husband.

Bin Laden's real-life Big Love troubles

The terrorist ringleader lived for five years under one roof with three wives and a dozen of kids. How did he manage?

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Mickey Mouse and friends are trying to trademark "SEAL Team 6," apparently inspired by the commandos who took out Osama bin Laden.

Is Disney exploiting the bin Laden killing?

The Mouse House reportedly filed trademark applications on "SEAL Team 6" just two days after commandos killed the terrorist kingpin. Some nerve...

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Osama bin Laden watches himself on TV in video footage seized by the U.S.: American commandos also reportedly found a sizable stash of porn at the terrorist's compound.

Was there really porn on bin Laden's hard drive?

Officials say they found sexually explicit videos — taboo in the Islamic world — at the terrorist's Pakistan compound. But some find that tale of hypocrisy too good to be true

Osama Bin Laden : The List
The cover of the New York Daily News announcing Osama bin Laden's death: After viewing photos of the terrorist's corpse, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said, "It's pretty messy."

The 'gruesome' bin Laden photos: 6 descriptions

Several members of Congress saw images of Osama bin Laden's corpse this week. Here's what they had to say

Osama Bin Laden : In-depth briefing
U.S. Navy SEALs await a night mission to capture Iraqi insurgent leaders near Fallujah in July 2007.

The Navy SEALs: Elite, terrorist-killing commandos

A Q&A guide to the highly trained, fearless, and lethal commandos who killed Osama bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden : The List
In his short diary, Osama bin Laden calculates how many American deaths were necessary to drive U.S. forces out of the Arab world.

Top 5 revelations from bin Laden's diary

Navy SEALs swiped the terrorist's journal from his Pakistani compound — including musings about mass murder, his indifference to Joe Biden, and "indiscriminate slaughter"

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Even if he'd wanted to, could President Obama have kept the killing of Osama bin Laden a secret for long?

Should Obama have kept bin Laden's death a secret?

The president wasted little time in announcing the al Qaeda boss' death. But now, some wonder if his haste cost us the chance to catch even more terrorists

Osama Bin Laden : Instant Guide
A young Hamza bin Laden sits between two Taliban fighters in this undated Al Jazeera report: Now 19, Hamza, a budding teen terrorist, has not been seen since America's raid on his father's compound.

Did the 'crown prince of terror' escape the bin Laden raid?

Pakistani investigators fear that Osama bin Laden's youngest son — and rumored successor — escaped during the Navy SEAL raid on May 1

Osama Bin Laden : The List
A boy plays with a ball in front of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound: Neighborhood kids would not get their balls returned if they were lost in the terrorist's yard.

Osama bin Laden: 7 stories you may have missed

The death of the world's most hunted terrorist has commanded the world's attention for a week. Here, some of the offbeat details that slipped through the cracks

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Journalist Christiane Amanpour said all the way back in 2008 that Osama bin Laden was not hiding in a remote cave, but in a cushy villa in Pakistan. Before she could say more, Bill Maher swooped in with a Sarah Palin joke.

Did Christiane Amanpour know where bin Laden was hiding?

The widely respected TV journalist suggested in 2008 that the al Qaeda leader was in a villa in Pakistan — not a remote mountaintop cave

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
President Obama greets 9/11 first responders last week: Two New York lawmakers say the $50 million reward for tracking down Osama bin Laden should be shared among those directly affected by 9/11.

Should 9/11 families get the $50 million bin Laden reward?

Two New York congressmen say the $50 million reward ought to go to 9/11 first responders, along with survivors and victims' families

Osama Bin Laden : Fact Sheet
In a home video, Osama bin Laden can be seen with a dyed black beard: The al Qaeda leader was reportedly quite healthy, and kept to a holistic  health regimen.

Bin Laden's home videos, and 5 other new revelations

The world's most hunted terrorist dyed his beard black, watched clips of himself on TV, and kept "natural Viagra" near his bed

Osama Bin Laden : Essay
A Muslim woman reads about Osama bin Laden's demise: The daring nighttime U.S. military raid that killed the terrorist mastermind was several months in the making.

'We got him'

How painstaking intelligence work — and high-stakes decisions — finally ended the hunt for Osama bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Osama bin Laden supporters burn a replica of the American flag on Wednesday: Legal scholars are debating whether the U.S. killing of the 9/11 ringleader was in accordance with international law.

The bin Laden killing: Was it 'murder'?

The terrorist mastermind was unarmed when Navy SEALs shot him, and some argue that we're not even technically at "war" with al Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden : Opinion Brief
Elisabeth Hasselbeck of "The View" shared her G-rated, rhyming approach to the challenge of explaining Osama bin Laden's death to young children.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Osama bin Laden poem for children

"The View" co-host shares a poem that she (jokingly) says she would use to tell her kids about the terrorist's death

Osama Bin Laden : The List
People gather at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan: Since the al Qaeda leader's death, fringe rumors have spread that he's been dead for years or that he's still alive.

4 'wild' bin Laden conspiracy theories

The death of the world's most hunted terrorist — and the U.S. government's handling of the news — has quickly spawned a number of "ill-informed" ideas

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