Killing Osama bin Laden

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

 “Blind Sheik” guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
The so called Blind Sheik, Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 has died in a federal prison. He was 78.
 
Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
(AP, February 18, 2017; 6:54 PM)
 
Ex-Navy SEAL from Virginia aims to make mark in Congress
(AP, February 12, 2017; 9:50 AM)
 
Russian ‘friendly fire’ kills 3 Turkish soldiers in Syria
(AP, February 9, 2017; 2:55 PM)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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