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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.
"Justice has been done," Obama said.
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 his body."
Originally posted by mblahnikluver
In short they killed him so he wouldn't talk and rat out those in our government who are corrupt pieces of poo.
Otherwise why not give him a trial like Sadam? That is the one thing I wondered. If OBL was the most wanted man in the world, why not put him on trial for his crimes?