The potential plot, sketched out in a vague note last year, was more significant in that it showed that bin Laden was not just a figurehead of Al Qaeda but an active leader.
05/06/2011 09:58 am
Backchannels Debunking 4 myths around bin Laden killing: torture, cowering, CIA, and Pakistan's involvement
A few things that caught my attention.
05/05/2011 05:23 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/05
Stealth helicopter rumors erupt as experts say the helicopter scuttled by SEALs during the attack on Osama bin Laden doesn't look like any known chopper in the US fleet.
05/05/2011 04:03 pm
Half of Americans credit Bush for Osama bin Laden's killing, reigniting a debate over tactics including secret prisons and 'enhanced interrogation' techniques.
05/05/2011 11:17 am
Many Bush administration officials say yes. Obama officials say there was a 'mosaic of sources' that led to Osama bin Laden – no single confession. Documents offer some insight into who said what – and how they were treated.
05/05/2011 09:34 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/04
News of Osama bin Laden's death broke on Twitter, and drove up Web traffic worldwide.
05/04/2011 05:47 pm
'Geronimo EKIA' is what special forces said when Osama bin Laden was killed. Code names can provide some insight into what an agency is thinking. Che Guevara had a curious one, too.
05/04/2011 05:21 pm
Without a deal to allow US military access to Afghanistan beyond the 2014 date for withdrawal, the US ability to smoke out terrorists in Pakistan could diminish in the years to come.
05/04/2011 04:17 pm