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Osama bin Laden, Mastermind of 9/11, Dead After 10-Year Hunt

The global, decade-long search for Osama bin Laden ended yesterday when U.S. special forces killed the al Qaeda leader in an attack on his hide-out in Pakistan.

This is how President Obama announced the news:

White House video

 

Bin Laden had been on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List. The reward for information that led to his apprehension or conviction was U.S.$25 million.

 

FBI poster

 

National Geographic documented the hunt for bin Laden in coverage by the National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Magazine.

 

National Geographic Channel video

National Geographic article “Tracking the Ghost of bin Laden”: Text, photos, map, and more.

Comments

  1. John Santa Cruz
    Avalon
    October 30, 2011, 6:51 pm

    Bye!

  2. Sati
    malaysia
    September 1, 2011, 3:30 am

    No doubt of who he was, he also knew how gullible people were and he could use them like how they are all being used till today and still don’t get it. Do the things he wanted them to do and not question his orders even till the extend of blowing them selfs up and he did not even have to pay them millions of dollars. Than you could not have sold drugs in any COUNTRY so what better way is to get his own country where he makes the law at the same time to the eyes of the Muslim world he was a hero. see how more smarter can one get. his biggest mistake was to bomb the U.S. same old mistake the Japs did some 40 years ago.

  3. Julio C Reynoso
    new york city
    August 28, 2011, 11:10 pm

    the justice is done

  4. Muller
    Nairobi
    August 25, 2011, 8:05 am

    Its good wn we hear about the death of the guy who disterb the world for long…..but its very political things done through the name of him & how they damp his body imediately throught the water with out recognaising and atleast…….
    its seems most likely very political.

    Thanks