Killing Osama bin Laden

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

Bin Laden's legacy is alive and well.
Ten years later, Obama and McRaven discuss the meaning of the mission to kill bin Laden
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2021; 7:00 AM)
Ten years later, Islamist terrorism isn’t the threat it used to be
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2021; 5:44 PM)
How Twitter activism turned the fight against Boko Haram upside down
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2021; 10:06 AM)
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)
Illinois congressional candidate draws flak for comparing Trump to Osama bin Laden
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2018; 7:21 AM)
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