Killing Osama bin Laden

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

In the fight against the Islamic State, Iraq’s leader begins to look shaky
Backed by U.S., Abadi has struggled to assert himself in Iraqi politics.
Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan
(AP, November 27, 2015; 8:00 AM)
New York Times places cat in midst of Osama bin Laden raid meeting photo
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2015; 12:12 PM)
Pakistani man gets 40 years in al-Qaida plot to bomb subway
(AP, November 24, 2015; 11:35 AM)
Ex-Navy admiral McRaven says US must act against extremists
(AP, November 21, 2015; 2:48 PM)
A look at the rivalry between al-Qaida and IS
(AP, November 21, 2015; 2:30 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)
Pakistani leaders knew Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan, says former defense minister
(The Washington Post, October 14, 2015; 3:30 AM)
The key to solving the puzzle of Afghanistan is Pakistan
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2015; 8:19 PM)
The Biden threat
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2015; 1:00 PM)
What Mohammad Omar took from Afghanistan that can never be returned
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2015; 3:30 AM)
Why last week wasn’t really Obama’s best — or even close
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2015; 4:23 PM)
Osama bin Laden’s son asked the U.S. government for his father’s death certificate. The U.S. said no.
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2015; 10:51 AM)
Reports: NBC to keep Brian Williams, but not as ‘Nightly News’ anchor
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2015; 11:09 PM)
The ‘bro’ who wanted Osama bin Laden’s ‘porn stash’ is the same ‘bro-bro’ who went on a 2012 Date Lab set-up
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2015; 1:47 PM)
Pakistan expels aid agency Save the Children
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2015; 7:27 PM)
A ‘bro’ asked the CIA about Osama bin Laden’s porn stash. The agency answered.
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2015; 2:32 PM)
Osama bin Laden, policy wonk
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 8:29 PM)
The bin Laden library the U.S. government doesn’t want you to see: The porn stash.
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 3:02 PM)
From bin Laden’s ‘Instructions to Applicants': Do you wish to execute a suicide operation?
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 2:35 PM)
Did Osama bin Laden play this terrible video game?
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 12:20 PM)
Bin Laden’s library was basically the browser history of a conspiracy theorist
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 11:47 AM)
Chomsky, Woodward and 9/11 conspiracy theories: Bin Laden’s English-language bookshelf
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 11:22 AM)
The ever-iconoclastic, never-to-be-ignored, muckraking Seymour Hersh
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2015; 6:02 PM)
NBC News backtracks with ‘editor’s note’ to bin Laden story, undermining alternate narrative
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2015; 12:39 PM)
Sy Hersh: ‘I could go on and on about the press’
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2015; 6:36 PM)
Why didn’t Vanity Fair tell readers it hadn’t seen bin Laden burial photos?
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2015; 4:26 PM)
‘Utter nonsense': CIA and White House blast Seymour Hersh’s explosive Osama bin Laden raid story
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2015; 12:23 PM)
Bin Laden’s ambitious final plans
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2015; 8:04 PM)
Former CIA official cites agency’s failure to see al-Qaeda’s rebound
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2015; 9:26 AM)
Marco Rubio skipped Senate hearings after death of Osama bin Laden
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 6:00 AM)
3 times U.S. foreign policy helped to create the Islamic State
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2015; 1:58 PM)
ISIS versus the West: A clash of civilizations? (COMMENTARY)
(AP, February 23, 2015; 1:32 PM)
Don’t just ‘counter’ violent extremists. Defeat them.
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 10:08 AM)
Video shows purported beheading of Egyptian Christians in Libya
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2015; 10:06 PM)
Most Americans are clueless about Sikhs
(AP, January 26, 2015; 4:22 PM)
High-value Guantanamo detainees call home for the first time in nearly a decade
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:58 PM)
Al-Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for ‘vengeance’ attack on Paris newspaper
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 11:08 AM)
2014 newsmakers: From the Ice Bucket Challenge to Alex from Target, 15 minutes of fleeting fame
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2014; 6:30 AM)
Obama: Afghanistan war coming to ‘responsible conclusion’
(The Washington Post, December 28, 2014; 2:00 PM)
The Senate CIA report says ‘enhanced interrogation’ doesn’t work. But Hollywood thinks it does.
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 4:22 AM)
Ex-SEAL’s defenders see double-standard in criticism of bin Laden shooter O’Neill
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 6:00 PM)
President Obama snuggles a koala and Sen. Ted Cruz adds a furry member to his family: Which VIP had the best weekend?
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 12:17 PM)
Ex-Navy SEAL who revealed he killed Osama bin Laden attended the Redskins’ team meeting on Saturday
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2014; 11:14 PM)
Trying to keep Osama bin Laden shooter a secret
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2014; 10:42 AM)
How ‘Homeland’ captures America’s shrinking role in the world
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2014; 8:00 AM)
Ex-Navy SEAL who revealed himself as Osama bin Laden shooter is a Redskins fan
(The Washington Post, November 7, 2014; 2:50 PM)
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