Senior Afghan Taliban leaders believed to be hiding in Pakistan appear newly concerned that they could be next on America's hit list.
Amid an official US probe into whether the Pakistani military knew of Osama bin Laden's hiding spot and if they shielded him, it could be easy to overlook Pakistan's notable successes against alleged Al Qaeda militants, thousands of whom have been killed or captured by Pakistani forces over the past decade. Here's a look at five of the highest-profile Al Qaeda captures in Pakistan with the help of the local security services.
After Osama bin Laden's death in Abbottabad, anti-American feelings in this garrison town are running high, partly because of a strong sense that Pakistan’s sovereignty has been violated.
Criticism about bin Laden's sea burial comes for various reasons: failure to comply with Islamic law, a lack of closure, and the proliferation of conspiracy theories.
At a gathering of regional military planners on Friday, analysts discussed how security conditions have deteriorated since the beginning of the Libyan conflict, and how Al Qaeda's affiliate has used the conflict to accumulate arms.
'Al Qaeda [is] getting more and more organized and bringing people [to Libya] from abroad,' says the rebel, who has been contacted by militants wanting to fight against Col. Muammar Qaddafi.
FBI Most Wanted: The FBI has updated its Most Wanted list to reflect Monday's attack and killing of Osama bin Laden. Previously, bin Laden was the FBI's most wanted terrorist.
Bin Laden wives: During the night attack on Osama bin Laden, one of his wives was reportedly used as a human shield to protect bin Laden from US commandos' fire.
US legal analysts say the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden in his compound in Pakistan were acting within the full authority of both international and American law.
Osama bin Laden's death stirred little open anger in the Arab world – a sign to some experts that, in the 'battle of competing narratives,' US pro-democracy rhetoric is trumping Al Qaeda terror.
Supporters of Osama bin Laden began posting on jihadi websites – Al Qaeda's main public relations arm on the Internet – within minutes of the announcement bin Laden had been killed.
Federal officials said there were no immediate specific threats to the US after the death of Osama bin Laden. But some airports and local security officials said they were on heightened alert.
Pakistani intelligence sources told the Monitor that US intelligence intercepted satellite phone calls made by Osama bin Laden's bodyguard, which helped lead US forces to his hiding place.
Online supporters of Osama bin Laden and his campaign of global jihad reacted with confusion, sadness, and often anger following the news that Osama bin Laden is dead, killed by US special forces in Pakistan Sunday. Here is a sampling of four ways commenters on pro-jihadi websites responded – translated by Aaron Zelin, a researcher at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass., and operator of his own website that studies Islamic radicalism online, Jihadology.
In the strike on Osama bin Laden, and in the Arab spring, some analysts see hope for the end of a chapter of global violent jihad – and the possibility of a larger swing toward democratic values.
Amid bipartisan praise for the bin Laden mission, the Obama approval rating will get a bump, but the feel-good moment won't last forever. In the 2012 election, economic recovery will be the issue.
American Muslims say they hope that the death of Osama bin Laden will 'lower the temperature' and end the association of Islam with terrorism.
'We have clearly passed the Osama bin Laden era, and we are firmly into the Bouazizi era,' said one columnist, referring to the Tunisian man whose self-immolation sparked revolts across the Mideast.
The positive spin emanating from Pakistan and the US after Osama bin Laden's death barely masks the recent lack of cooperation and deep mistrust between the countries.
For a decade, it was an ongoing effort – one that a senior Obama administration official called on Monday morning “America’s most vexing intelligence problem: where to find bin Laden.” Here are 10 questions and answers about how the operatives commonly known as ‘SEAL Team Six’ killed Osama bin Laden.
Kenya greeted Osama bin Laden's death as "justice." Other countries worry that America's battle against terrorism masks an attempt to expand military influence in Africa.
Although Osama bin Laden's presence in Afghanistan tipped off the Afghanistan war, most Afghans say they don’t see Mr. Bin Laden as someone who affects their lives.
Al Qaeda in Yemen has long acted independently from Osama bin Laden's organization, but Yemen's president may emphasize the threat it poses in order to retain power.
Years of 'persistent hard work' led US intelligence to a complex about 50 miles northeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, where a 40-minute US special forces strike left Osama bin Laden dead.
Crowds gathered spontaneously at ground zero in New York as news of Osama bin Laden's death spread. 'Today is a day of jubilation,' said one person near the site of the 9/11 attack.