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Osama bin Laden, hunted as the mastermind behind the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, has been killed, President Obama announced tonight.
The president called the killing of bin Laden the "most significant achievement to date" in the effort to defeat al Qaeda.
Bin Laden was located at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, which was monitored and when the time was determined to be right, the president said, he authorized a "targeted operation."
"A small team of Americans carried out the operation," Obama said. "After a firefight, they killed Osama bin Laden and took custody of
Originally posted by toreishi
thank goodness! so when can we stop this so-called war on terror/homeland security paranoia and resume the all-important business of finding solutions to global problems?
Originally posted by InvisibleAlbatross
Where the heck did they get DNA to test against?
Originally posted by Danbones
they have had his dna on file all along I'm sure
just like they do every baby born in the US since the 80s
Souporting the troops
been down to the VA lately? doubt it
If supporting the troops them means sending them to die for the people who are destroying the US I feel sorry for you
well no I don't..
I feel sory for those that have to live with the consequences of having to live with people like you.edit on 1-5-2011 by Danbones because: (no reason given)