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May 3rd, 2011
12:11 PM ET

Rep. Rogers: 'It was very important we took out an inspirational leader...but we are nowhere close to being done.'

Are we safer after Osama bin Laden's death? CNN speaks with Rep. Mike Rogers,Chairman of the House Select Intelligence Committee. and Rep. Sanchez, the number two ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee on the war on terrorism moving forward.


Filed under: Terrorism
May 3rd, 2011
12:02 PM ET

Rumsfeld on bin Laden death: 'It is a good day for America that he is gone.'

Osama bin Laden's compound was in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Did the Pakistanis know? What does this mean for U.S. relations with Pakistan? Should U.S. troops begin an immediate pullout from Afghanistan? Former defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld responds to the killing of Osama Bin Laden, crediting good intelligence for the successful operation.


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May 3rd, 2011
09:22 AM ET

Osama bin Laden's dead, now what?

What did the Pakistani know about Osama bin Laden's compound? What does this mean for the war in Afghanistan and U.S. troops? CNN speaks with national security adviser to the president John Brennan, he was with the president as they were briefed on the operation against Osama bin Laden
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Filed under: Terrorism
May 3rd, 2011
09:06 AM ET

Ret. Navy seal speaks on how bin Laden kill mission unfolded

(CNN)–In the dark of night, U.S. helicopters approached a high-walled compound in Pakistan on a mission to capture or kill one of the world's most notorious terrorist leaders.

Less than 40 minutes later - early Monday morning in Pakistan - Osama bin Laden was dead, along with four others inside the complex, and the U.S. forces departed with the slain al Qaeda leader's body to fulfill a vow that originated shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. And as he announced the raid at the White House Sunday night, U.S. President Barack Obama called bin Laden's death "the most significant achievement to date in our nation's effort to defeat al Qaeda." One senior administration official called the investigation a "team effort" and a "model of really seamless cooperation" across agencies. Read More
CNN speaks to retired Navy Seal, Dick Couch speaks about just how the elite group did it.


Filed under: Terrorism
May 3rd, 2011
08:59 AM ET

Former Secy. Rice: 'There are elements within Pakistan that are still tied to extremism,'

CNN speaks to former former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice about the killing of Osama bin Laden and what the future holds for U.S. relations with Pakistan.


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May 3rd, 2011
06:00 AM ET

How much will bin Laden's death impact Obama's re-election?

Washington (CNN) – Obama's approval rating among Americans is currently in the mid to upper 40's, according to the most recent national polls. Most political observers expect an immediate bounce. "Sunday night was the best of the Obama presidency, injecting a much needed boost into his credibility as a leader," writes David Gergen, a senior political analyst for CNN and an adviser to four U.S. presidents, including both Democrats and Republicans. "Obama now walks taller, both at home and overseas."

AM asks, what do you think? Does Osama's death seal Obama's re-election? Let us know and we may read your comment on air.


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