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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.
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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."
Pakistan's army on Thursday called for cuts in the number of U.S. military personnel inside the country to protest the American commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and threatened to cut cooperation with Washington if it stages more unilateral raids on its territory.
President Obama visits Ground Zero and participates in wreath-laying ceremony but does not make any public comments. Also, Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, reflect on that fateful day and the future of the NYSE. CNBC's John Harwood reports from lower Manhattan in NYC.
President Obama speaks at firehouse in midtown Manhattan and discusses the killing of Osama bin Laden as well as the sacrifice firefighters made on 9/11. CNBC's John Harwood & Bob Pisani weigh in on the president's remarks
One of the many, many things I love about this country is that we are funny. As I noted earlier this week, hours after learning Osama bin Laden had been shot dead, we started doing what we always do...cracking jokes. We haven't stopped.
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.
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.
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.
In a research note from the Asia Pacific Foundation M.J.Gohel has been asking whether it would have been better to bring Osama bin Laden in alive. His conclusion: in an ideal world yes, in the real world, probably not.
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Osama bin Laden did not put any of his billions of dollars in assets into Swiss banks, Patrick Odier, the Swiss Bankers Association chairman, told CNBC Wednesday.
Jay Carney, White House press secretary saying the death photos of Osama bin Laden will not be released.
"History shows us that the country with the strongest military is always the reserve currency," Veracruz founder Steve Cortes said.
The death of Osama Bin Laden has dealt a serious blow to Al Qaeda recruitment and has diminished the organization’s capability, Asa Hutchinson, former Under Secretary of Homeland Security told CNBC on Wednesday.
Computers taken from Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan compound could reveal a motherlode of information on Al Qaeda donors and has probably already dealt a serious blow to Al Qaeda fund raising, according to a Middle East law expert.
The former chief of the CIA's Middle East and South Asia division told CNBC he believes people affiliated with the Pakistani government knew that Osama Bin Laden was hiding in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
It's pretty clear that at least some of Pakistan's intelligence operatives were hiding Osama bin Laden from the United States.