RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Death of Osama bin Laden (2011)

A collection of news and information related to Death of Osama bin Laden (2011) published by this site and its partners.

Top Death of Osama bin Laden (2011) Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • PBS' annual concert observes a Memorial Day with more meaning

    With the death of Osama bin Laden still fresh in many minds, Memorial Day is likely to have extra meaning this year. Americans from coast to coast can join in a single commemoration as PBS offers its annual telecast of the National Memorial Day Concert...
  • In 'surprise,' U.S. House nearly votes to end Afghanistan war

    In 'surprise,' U.S. House nearly votes to end Afghanistan war
    Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives took an important vote on an amendment that would pull U.S. troops out of the Afghanistan war.  Normally, this is the type of measure that's only supported by folks on the fringes of their political parties...
  • On Faith: Extremism, intolerance exists all over

    Osama bin Laden is dead, but his brand of religious extremism lives on. This is not to say that such religious extremism is exclusive to Islam and Muslims. Extremism infiltrates the minds of religious zealots, nationalists, racists, environmentalists,...
  • With bin Laden gone, strength shifts to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

    With bin Laden gone, strength shifts to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula
    Over the past two years, Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) global operational and ideological reach have added significant strategic depth to the besieged al-Qaida Senior Leadership organization (AQSL) in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
  • Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction

    Homes help vets fight new enemy: Addiction
    Jeff Gilbert has no military experience, but he can empathize with veterans who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. Gilbert faced the same battle with addiction — a battle that led him to help others through Hope for Tomorrow, a nonprofit...
  • Which way in Afghanistan?

    Which way in Afghanistan?
    With the first anniversary of the U.S. "surge" in Afghanistan coming up in August, President Barack Obama will soon have to decide whether to maintain the current force levels or begin withdrawing some of the 30,000 additional troops he ordered there last...
  • Obama makes his case for second term on '60 Minutes'

    Obama makes his case for second term on '60 Minutes'
    His approval ratings are largely stagnant and his prospects for reelection in doubt. But President Obama says it's all to be expected. "We've gone through an incredibly difficult time in this country. And I would be surprised if the American people...
  • Merriam Webster's word of the year

    Merriam Webster's word of the year
    At first blush, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il would appear to have little in common with Keith Olbermann, Steve Jobs and Moammar Gadhafi. (Well, maybe a little in common with Gadhafi. But stay with us here for a minute.) Despite their distinct...
  • On North Korea, caution is better than rash words

    On North Korea, caution is better than rash words
    Perhaps there has been nothing more baffling to American eyes than the photographs of hordes of obviously grief-stricken North Koreans mourning the death of their 69-year-old dictator, Kim Jong Il. Under his reign and that of his father, the people of the...
  • America's starting to see through GOP tea party nonsense

    So "Re-electing President Obama in 2012 would be a disaster for America"? (Readers respond, June 10.) Yeah right, and Osama bin Laden's death was a great tragedy to freedom lovers everywhere. The only looming disaster in 2012 is the possibility...
  • As Obama weighs Afghan troop withdrawal, he should heed America's mayors

    As Obama weighs Afghan troop withdrawal, he should heed America's mayors
    As President Obama makes his final decision on a schedule for drawing down the number of troops in Afghanistan, members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, meeting in Baltimore, voted overwhelmingly on Monday to urge him to end the wars there and in Iraq as...