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  • Obama Gets Boost From Death of Bin Laden: NBC Poll Monday, 9 May 2011 | 6:37 PM ET
    President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    President Obama's standing with Americans has improved after U.S. commandos killed Osama bin Laden, but only slightly.

  • Egypt Stocks Rebound After Clashes Monday, 9 May 2011 | 9:14 AM ET

    Egyptian stocks rebounded on Monday after deadly sectarian clashes in Cairo shook investors still uncertain about the recovery in the country’s security situation.

  • In Bin Laden’s Compound, SEALs’ All-Star Team Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:14 AM ET
    The hideout of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin

    There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.

  • Qatar and UAE to Obtain Emerging Market Status? Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:12 AM ET
    Souk Waqif at dusk Doha, Qatar.

    Part of the bet of investing in frontier markets is that they will eventually mature into emerging markets. And that may happen for a couple later this summer, analysts told CNBC.

  • Plans Found in Bin Laden's Lair     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 7:27 PM ET

    NBC's Jonathan Dienst has the story on the materials found in Bin Laden's lair that outline a plan to attack U.S. trains and CNBC's John Harwood has the story on President Obama visiting Ground Zero.

  • Obama: Meant What We Said by 'Never Forget' Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:06 PM ET
    Barack Obama lays a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial

    Marking Osama bin Laden's death where the terrorist inflicted his greatest damage, President Barack Obama visited the Manhattan firehouse that sustained the heaviest losses on Sept. 11 and proclaimed that bin Laden's killing sent the message that "we will never forget."

  • A Bin Laden Hunter on Four Legs Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    The identities of all 80 members of the American commando team who thundered into Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed Osama bin Laden are the subject of intense speculation, but perhaps none more so than the only member with four legs.

  • Are We Done in Afghanistan? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Saudi-born alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden is seen in this video footage recorded at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan aired by the Qatar-based satelite TV station al-Jazeera in 2001.

    In the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden, I found myself agreeing with Charles Krauthammer that this was a global game-changer for American greatness. It was a gutsy and courageous decision by President Obama, brilliantly executed by the Navy SEALs and all the intelligence and support behind them.

  • Pakistani Army, Shaken by Raid, Faces New Scrutiny Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:22 AM ET
    Pakistan

    The reputation of the Pakistani army, the most powerful and privileged force in the country, has been severely undermined by the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden, raising profound questions about its credibility from people at home and abroad. The New York Times reports.

  • Survey Reveals the Top Five Risks for Business Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:43 AM ET

    The uncertainty surrounding the stability of European nations in wider geopolitical concerns are the main challenges identified by business leaders in a report, which surveyed 1,000 professionals to determine the key factors affecting business sentiment.

  • If raising the margin requirement—or downpayment—on silver contracts helped cool speculation in the metal this week, could it do the same thing for runaway oil prices?

  • Terrorism Post Bin Laden     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 11:33 AM ET

    The death of Osama bin Laden unleashes a hurricane of new concerns. Insight on whether we are safer from terrorism or not, with Wendy Chamberlain, former ambassador to Pakistan and George Friedman, Stratfor CEO/founder.

  • America's Next Greatest Threats     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 6:20 AM ET

    Discussing the nation's next most dangerous security concerns, with Asa Hutchinson, former undersecretary for Border & Transportation Security.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • A Perverse Bin Laden Incentive for Pakistan Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    It's pretty clear that at least some of Pakistan's intelligence operatives were hiding Osama bin Laden from the United States.

  • Osama Who? Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:58 PM ET
    Saudi-born alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden is seen in this video footage recorded at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan aired by the Qatar-based satelite TV station al-Jazeera in 2001.

    Turns out a lot of people using Twitter Sunday night asked "Who is Osama Bin Laden?" as the site went nuts with news of his death. Really? Even if you've been living under a rock (or cave in Tora Bora) or without internet service (like, in a compound in Abottabad), you know who "OBL" is, right? Not so.

  • Osama's Death Leads To Rise In Flag Sales Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:04 PM ET

    The orders started coming in just minutes after President Obama formally announced the death on Sunday night. People wanted their flags.

  • The Terror Premium     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    Discussing whether there really is a "terror premium" built into the price of oil, or whether it's really just consumer demand driving prices, with T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management.

  • Eyes on the Ball     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    Former Home Security chief Michael Chertoff, The Chertoff Group, discusses the next steps in the fight against terrorism, and why the US needs to stay in Afghanistan and re-examine its relationship with the government of Pakistan. With Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO.

  • A Nuclear Future?     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:18 AM ET

    Discussing earnings and the energy future of the country, with James Rogers, chairman, president & CEO, Duke Energy. Rogers believes nuclear and coal will be an important part of America's energy in the next few decades.