After Bin Laden
Obama and Bush: Two Very Different Wars Reuters

Obama and Bush: Two Very Different Wars

Former officials are taking credit for bin Laden's death, but the current president has corrected his predecessor's misguided thinking

Why We Mix Up 'Osama' and 'Obama': A Linguistic Reason Reuters

Why We Mix Up 'Osama' and 'Obama': A Linguistic Reason

The verbal slip-up doesn't just happen because the words are similar. It has to do with how the brain processes language.

Why South Africa Opposes Bin Laden's Killing REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Why South Africa Opposes Bin Laden's Killing

The political legacy of opposition to apartheid has devolved into hostility toward the West -- and sympathy for anyone else engaged in "anti-imperial struggle"

What a Terrible Racist Ho New / Reuters

What a Terrible Racist

A beauty of a quote from Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal, digging in on the question of whether it was right or wrong for the U.S. to assassinate the mass murderer Osama Bin Laden

The Side of Ground Zero That Obama Didn't See

The president was somber during his visit to honor 9/11 victims, but crowds nearby were raucous and still talking about Osama bin Laden

The Little-Known Agency That Helped Kill Bin Laden

The Little-Known Agency That Helped Kill Bin Laden

The National Geospatial Agency mapped bin Laden's compound, analyzed drone data, and helped the SEALs simulate their mission

Obama Visits Ground Zero Reuters

Obama Visits Ground Zero

Days after Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, the president lays a wreath at the site of the 9/11 attacks but does not make a speech

After bin Laden Kill, Obama's Critics Go Over the Top Reuters

After bin Laden Kill, Obama's Critics Go Over the Top

Conservatives still look for reasons to call the president weak. It's going to backfire.

The Two Faces of Pakistan AFP Photo

The Two Faces of Pakistan

Understanding an ally that hides terrorists even as it kills many of them

Obama, Osama, and the Problem With Defining Moments National Archives and Records Administration/Reuters

Obama, Osama, and the Problem With Defining Moments

As pundits rush to apply historical significance to any big event, from the Challenger disaster to slaying Osama, real meaning can be trivialized

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