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With The Death of Osama bin Laden, We’re All Hawks Now

One year ago today, a Navy SEAL team killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, the culmination of many years of intelligence-gathering. The operation was personally authorized by President Obama, over the objections of Vice President Joe Biden. While national security leaders had, properly, publicly downplayed the importance of getting bin Laden – it was more important to focus on dismantling the operational network of Al Qaeda and similar groups, and overemphasis on one man hiding in isolation would give the fugitive bin Laden an unnecessary propaganda victory – it was nonetheless a significant longstanding priority of three Administrations to get him, and a great day for America when he was killed.
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Killing bin Laden: What would Mitt Romney have done?

News : The Week: News & Opinion (3 years ago)

After days of President Obama's re-election campaign questioning whether Mitt Romney would have ordered the daring Navy SEAL raid inside Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden a year ago, Romney finally gave his answer: "Of course," h... Read Post

What Does Osama Bin Laden's Death Mean For The 2012 Election?

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

One year ago today, Barack Obama announced that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by SEAL Team 6 in a raid in Pakistan. But how does this historic event play in the 2012 election? <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-4445... Read Post

In aftermath of bin Laden raid, new intelligence, shifting accounts (The Envoy)

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (4 years ago)

The Envoy - Hours after a team of US Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden in a secret raid on his compound in Pakistan, President Barack Obama went on television to tell the nation about the triumph. "Justice has been done," the presid... Read Post

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