Killing Osama bin Laden

The Washington Post’s reporting on the al Qaeda leader's death

A court in Germany ordered authorities Friday to bring back a former aide to Osama bin Laden — hours after he was deported to his native Tunisia on Friday.
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(AP, July 11, 2018; 2:01 AM)
Kavanaugh’s views on presidential powers could be flashpoint
(AP, July 10, 2018; 6:13 PM)
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(AP, July 10, 2018; 1:23 PM)
Saudi-based Islamic organization hosts Afghan conference
(AP, July 10, 2018; 8:34 AM)
Trump orchestrates a “Supreme” show at a critical time
(AP, July 9, 2018; 12:14 AM)
Suspected bin Laden bodyguard held for deportation after years of haven in Germany
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2018; 4:50 AM)
Democratic House candidate compares Trump to Osama bin Laden. White House calls it ‘reprehensible.’
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2018; 7:31 AM)
Trump shouldn’t expect an approval spike after the North Korea prisoner release
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2018; 3:01 PM)
Did bin Laden’s death help the Islamic State?
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2018; 7:00 AM)
Osama bin Laden’s alleged ex-bodyguard receives $1,400 a month from German taxpayers
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2018; 11:29 AM)
Video: Were Bush’s ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ derived from military training?
(The Washington Post, April 2, 2018; 7:46 AM)
He hunted bin Laden — then died in 9/11. Now the FBI legend is the center of a new TV show.
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2018; 7:00 AM)
Even the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden thinks Trump’s military parade is a bad idea
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2018; 5:32 PM)
Pakistan’s prime minister defends his country from Trump’s tweet
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2018; 2:55 PM)
Osama bin Laden still matters. Islamic State leader Baghdadi not so much.
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2017; 6:41 AM)
Osama bin Laden’s video collection included ‘Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden?’
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2017; 4:51 PM)
After years of 9/11 criticism and conspiracies, Trump strikes a more somber note
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2017; 5:13 PM)
The U.S. will never win the war in Afghanistan
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2017; 8:11 AM)
Trump promised to free a Pakistani surgeon who helped find bin Laden. He’s still in prison.
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2017; 5:00 AM)
Meet Osama. To his players, he’s ‘Coach Oss.’ These days, should he be ‘Steve’?
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2017; 8:56 AM)
Peter Berg makes great movies about radical Islam — except when he loses his nerve
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2017; 11:00 AM)
U.S. releases last batch of Osama bin Laden’s documents
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2017; 4:37 PM)
Nine ‘amazing’ moments from the Obama presidency
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2016; 12:20 PM)
Obama defends his wartime strategy and laments Trump’s likely change of course
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2016; 9:39 PM)
Foreign national faces sentencing in D.C. for supporting al-Qaeda-backed terrorism
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2016; 7:00 PM)
Obama administration expands elite military unit’s powers to hunt foreign fighters globally
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2016; 11:06 AM)
The 10 best movies of the 21st century — so far
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2016; 2:00 PM)
He’s the son of Osama bin Laden’s bombmaker. Then ISIS wanted him as one of its own.
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Bin Laden family’s huge company faces its worst crisis since 9/11
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2016; 11:41 AM)
How two competing news orgs can claim exclusive, first-ever interviews in White House Situation Room
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2016; 4:30 PM)
Carol Burnett talks showbiz’s evolution, gut instinct and what TV shows she’d binge on
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2016; 12:09 PM)
Navy SEAL who claims shooting Osama bin Laden charged with DUI
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2016; 4:00 PM)
Woman who was rescued by D.C. firefighters dies at hospice facility
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2016; 7:47 PM)
Third man arrested in slaying of Loudoun bank-scammer turned jailhouse informant
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2016; 3:44 PM)
Osama bin Laden in secret speech: I know why U.S. soldiers commit suicide
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2016; 2:04 PM)
Osama bin Laden almost sounds like a U.S. presidential candidate in this secret letter
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2016; 12:38 PM)
Two men arrested in killing of former jail informant in Maryland
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2016; 2:09 PM)
Bill Clinton and the missed opportunities to kill Osama bin Laden
(The Washington Post, February 16, 2016; 3:00 AM)
Osama El-Atari, Loudoun scam artist and jailhouse informant, is missing
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2016; 2:14 PM)
Italy cuts sentences for 2 Americans in rendition case
(AP, December 24, 2015; 8:41 PM)
Anti-Muslim rhetoric puts Sikhs on edge too
(AP, December 16, 2015; 3:11 PM)
Trump’s claim that he ‘predicted Osama bin Laden’
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2015; 3:00 AM)
Donald Trump just appeared with a leading 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Because why not.
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2015; 3:04 PM)
In the fight against the Islamic State, Iraq’s leader begins to look shaky
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2015; 12:00 PM)
New York Times places cat in midst of Osama bin Laden raid meeting photo
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2015; 12:12 PM)
Dealing with the Islamic State demands patience, not panic
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2015; 7:11 PM)
Biden’s decision boosts Clinton and sets up a two-way race with Sanders
(The Washington Post, October 21, 2015; 9:57 PM)
Biden’s Tuesday: Jabbing at Clinton on foreign policy, still no announcement on White House bid
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2015; 11:52 PM)
Who’s to blame for terrorism? Terrorists.
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2015; 8:09 PM)
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