Following the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the Pakistani government set up a commission to establish how U.S. forces could have violated Pakistani sovereignty without repercussions, and how Bin Laden came to reside secretly in Pakistan for so long. This is what they found.
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A profile of the Navy Seal who killed Osama bin Laden and came home to a life in shambles.
The disappearance of the mysterious “Pakistani asset” that helped the CIA zero in on Bin Laden.
How Barack Obama decided to green-light the operation that killed Osama bin Laden.
On the last weekend of April 2011, two things happened in Washington D.C.: the annual White House Correspondents Dinner and the decision to raid Osama bin Laden’s compound. This is the story of how both transpired.
An essay on the evolving narrative of martyrdom in the Islamist and secular worlds.