Bin Laden

A TSA agent wears a black ribbon over his badge during a memorial service for a slain colleague.

How the fight against terrorism has transformed America since 9/11


Journalist Lawrence Wright told the story of al-Qaeda’s rise and the planning of 9/11. Now, he’s worried that Washington’s reaction to terrorism is robbing a generation of basic freedoms.

What is Osama Bin Laden’s legacy?

9/11 families and veterans on Osama Bin Laden’s death

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Osama Bin Laden Killed

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Osama Bin Laden killed: How it happened

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What is it Like to Play Osama Bin Laden?

Arts, Culture & Media

British actor Ricky Sekhon, who played the al-Qaeda leader in “Zero Dark Thirty,” had a brief appearance in the film, but his preparations were not small.

How ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is Viewed in Pakistan

Lifestyle & Belief

“Zero Dark Thirty” was released in December, but in Pakistan, the film has been banned because Pakistanis see the film as an embarrassment.

US Releases Letters From Bin Laden Compound

Arts, Culture & Media

The World’s Marco Werman talks with the BBC’s Security Correspondent, Gordon Corera, about the release of documents recovered from the Bin Laden compound in Pakistan.

The Agenda: Osama bin Laden, May Day Protest, April Jobs Report

It’s Monday morning and that means it’s time to check out what’s on the Agenda for the week ahead. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. May Day protests are planned in New York, the Bay Area and elsewhere. Meanwhile, the release of the April jobs report […]

2011 Is History: Looking Back at a Tumultuous Year

Some years just seem to have less impact than others. But 2011 held the Arab Spring, the death of Osama bin Laden, Occupy Wall Street, protests against austerity measures and the ousting of Berlusconi, as well as the end of the Iraq War. Which events of the past year will make it to the history […]