Killing Osama bin Laden

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

Pompeo hits Iran for al-Qaida support on his way out
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accusing Iran of having secret ties with the al-Qaida network and he imposed sanctions on several senior Iranian officials
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(AP, January 11, 2021; 11:15 AM)
Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive amid tight security
(AP, January 11, 2021; 3:32 AM)
Pompeo trumpets Trump, razzes critics in speech to VOA
(AP, January 10, 2021; 9:52 PM)
Indonesian cleric who inspired Bali bombings freed from jail
(AP, January 7, 2021; 7:27 PM)
Sudan has made amends. Let’s take it off the terrorism list.
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2020; 1:22 PM)
Joe Biden and the claim he ‘opposed taking out Osama bin Laden’
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2020; 3:00 AM)
Joe Biden and the claim he ‘opposed taking out Osama bin Laden’
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2020; 3:00 AM)
This 9/11 anniversary arrives with the end of the war on al-Qaeda well in sight
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2020; 9:41 AM)
Sudan’s government seems to be shifting away from Islamic law. Not everyone supports these moves.
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2020; 7:00 AM)
Florida governor compares reopening schools during coronavirus pandemic to U.S. military raid that killed Osama bin Laden
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2020; 1:32 AM)
Families of victims of 1998 East Africa embassy bombings urge settlement with Sudan
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2020; 6:44 PM)
Supreme Court says victims of al-Qaeda bombings entitled to billions in punitive damages
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2020; 5:00 PM)
What we can learn today from the victory of the Osama bin Laden raid
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2020; 2:18 PM)
The tragedy is that we knew this was coming
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2020; 4:16 PM)
Senate passes resolution to limit Trump’s power to order military action against Iran
(The Washington Post, February 13, 2020; 6:01 PM)
Trump’s congenital dishonesty trips him up again
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2020; 1:52 PM)
Trump campaign turns Iran attack into massive Facebook ad blitz, sparking Democratic criticisms
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2020; 6:19 PM)
The frantic effort to save lives after a deadly attack on the CIA
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2019; 7:00 AM)
TikTok admits error after penalizing 17-year-old user who posted political videos
(The Washington Post, November 27, 2019; 7:30 PM)
Trump was right to abandon the Taliban peace deal. Here’s what a good one would look like.
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2019; 10:36 AM)
Why Obama didn’t release footage of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2019; 5:53 PM)
Trump keeps lamenting no one heeded the bin Laden warning he didn’t actually give
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2019; 6:00 AM)
Baghdadi’s death should have been a clear victory for Trump. It wasn’t.
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2019; 5:55 PM)
The Daily 202: Does Trump trust Putin more than Pelosi? Baghdadi death shows politicization of national security.
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2019; 10:25 AM)
Around the world, Baghdadi’s death greeted with celebration, caution and criticism
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2019; 10:09 AM)
‘Whimpering, screaming and crying,’ ‘A beautiful dog:’ Trump’s vivid account of the Baghdadi raid
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2019; 4:29 PM)
Osama bin Laden’s son, once the probable heir to al-Qaeda leadership, killed in U.S. operation, Trump confirms
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2019; 2:23 PM)
The Afghanistan war is likely ending. One longtime correspondent asks: Was it worth it?
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2019; 11:50 AM)
Trump proves he’s a better dealbreaker than dealmaker — this time, with the Taliban
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2019; 1:32 PM)
Even in the midst of Afghan peace talks, the Taliban still deny al Qaeda was behind 9/11
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2019; 11:44 AM)
Rise of far-right violence leads some to call for realignment of post-9/11 national security priorities
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2019; 7:40 PM)
The U.S. said a California cherry-picker went to Pakistan for terrorist training. Now the case has collapsed.
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2019; 7:21 AM)
A brief history of Trump making 9/11 about himself
(The Washington Post, July 29, 2019; 2:05 PM)
‘Religious quest led American to Taliban’: How The Post covered John Walker Lindh’s capture
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2019; 10:10 AM)
State Department offers $1 million for information on Osama bin Laden’s son
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2019; 11:22 AM)
U.S.-Taliban talks hint at change in Afghanistan. Here’s why.
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2019; 2:13 PM)
A journalist almost married a con man. It turns out, she wasn’t the only one.
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2019; 8:00 AM)
William Blum, policy critic of U.S. praised by Osama bin Laden, dies at 85
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2018; 2:34 PM)
Pakistani leader to the U.S.: We’re not your ‘hired gun’ anymore
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2018; 2:55 PM)
Trump says it took too long to find bin Laden, but where is Islamic State leader Baghdadi?
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2018; 8:34 AM)
Donald Trump really is a genius — when it comes to second-guessing other people’s decisions
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2018; 6:07 PM)
Why Trump can’t stop personally attacking military veterans
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2018; 2:44 PM)
Trump says ‘of course’ the U.S. should have caught bin Laden sooner
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2018; 1:12 PM)
The Daily 202: Trump’s pattern of insulting war heroes continues with commander of bin Laden raid
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2018; 8:59 AM)
Trump suggests venerated Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2018; 1:44 PM)
What Trump should be asking of the CIA on Khashoggi
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2018; 6:35 PM)
From travels with bin Laden to sparring with princes: Jamal Khashoggi’s provocative journey
(The Washington Post, October 7, 2018; 7:00 PM)
We expected the war on terror to unite us. What went wrong?
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2018; 6:44 PM)
Trump is harming the dream of America more than any foreign adversary ever could
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2018; 6:42 PM)
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