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Death of Osama bin Laden (2011)

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  • Midshipman: This is why we celebrated when bin Laden died

    As my classmates and I celebrated at the Naval Academy following President Obama's confirmation of Osama bin Laden's death, I could not help but think of the moment in the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy's house crushes the Wicked Witch of the East. The...
  • Bin Laden's death a time for reflection

    I and others to whom I have spoken are dismayed by our fellow citizens celebrating the killing of Osama bin Laden. I support the heroic effort of our soldiers as well as the outcome of their mission. Nonetheless, our country's taking such an action ought...
  • Schaller is a partisan Democrat

    In his column ("Intelligence paid off, but needless wars drag on" May 4) columnist Tom Schaller seized on reports of Osama bin Laden's death to continue his relentless attacks on Republicans in general, and George W. Bush in particular. This comes as...
  • Tortured arguments, revisited

    Tortured arguments, revisited
    What a sorry spectacle to see the usual suspects — a veritable coalition of the willing-to-torture crowd from the Bush era — seizing on the death of Osama bin Laden as evidence that enhanced interrogation techniques work. It is a leap of logic...
  • Local reactions vary to bin Laden news

    While many people around the world celebrated the death of Osama bin Laden this week, Cecil Birnbaum found himself in a contemplative frame of mind. Birnbaum, the chaplain of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11548 in Huntington Beach, could easily...
  • Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year
    Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
  • Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate

    Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate
    Good riddance, Osama bin Laden. That's one less terrorist I, as a Muslim American, have to worry about ruining my life. But while people filled the streets in Times Square and Pennsylvania Avenue with joy Sunday night, I'm looking at myself in the...
  • Best U.S. foreign policy move: Bring troops home

    The Sun's coverage of turmoil in the Osama bin Laden raid, including the profile of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger ("Keeping our secrets safe," May 4), was well done. I found especially mirthful Rep. Ruppersberger's rather quaint notion that all future...
  • After bin Laden, a time for reflection

    Mark Frank's letter explains perfectly why the celebrations following bin Laden's death displayed a disheartening lack of civility among too many of our fellow citizens ("Bin Laden death no reason to celebrate," May 4). In stark contrast, a disturbing...
  • A boost for Obama, a bust for Pakistan

    A boost for Obama, a bust for Pakistan
    Only in America would a president respond to the public celebrating over the killing of Osama bin Laden with the sports cliche he used: "We don't need to spike the football." But millions of Americans who have their eyes glued on gridirons across the...
  • Trial will probe alleged Chicago ties to Mumbai attack

    Trial will probe alleged Chicago ties to Mumbai attack
    The crime scene is thousands of miles away, but the details of the plot will soon unfold in a courtroom here when a Chicago businessman stands trial on charges he aided in the bloody terrorist attack in Mumbai, India. Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is...