Impact of Bin Laden Death The Monster Lives On

In death, Osama bin Laden leaves behind one of the most resilient and effective terrorist networks the world has ever seen. The death of its founder and leader will shake al-Qaida and weaken it, but it won't disappear overnight. For some time now, others have been in charge of planning global terrorism.
Von Yassin Musharbash
A 1988 photo shows Osama bin Laden smiling as he sits in a cave in Afghanistan's Jalalabad region. The al-Qaida mastermind was killed by US forces on May 1.

A 1988 photo shows Osama bin Laden smiling as he sits in a cave in Afghanistan's Jalalabad region. The al-Qaida mastermind was killed by US forces on May 1.

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Photo Gallery: Osama Bin Laden's Life in Pictures
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Photo Gallery: Osama Bin Laden's Life in Pictures

Photo Gallery: America Celebrates Bin Laden's Death
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Photo Gallery: America Celebrates Bin Laden's Death