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A Pakistani girl washes vegetable at the site of the demolished compound of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in northern Abbottabad on May 1, 2012, ahead of bin Laden's first death anniversary. The al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and 9/11 mastermind was killed on May 2 last year in a US Navy SEAL operation in a walled-off compound in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, north of the Pakistani capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJJAD QAYYUM / AFP

A local resident walks along with his cow beside the rubble of the demolished compound of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in northern Abbottabad on May 1, 2012, ahead of bin Laden's first death anniversary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJJAD QAYYUM / AFP

Pakistani officials and police officers at a house March 17, 2012, where family members of slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden are believed to be held.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated Press

This Nov. 18, 2011, photo shows the guesthouse in Osama bin Laden's compound.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shaukat Qadir / Associated Press

President Obama along with first responders lays a wreath at the site of the former World Trade Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

President Obama at the site of the former World Trade Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

President Obama greets family members of those who died on Sept. 11 after placing a wreath at the ground zero site.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Crowds gather on Broadway in Manhattan to get a glimpse of President Obama.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A view of construction at the World Trade Center site.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A Pakistani vendor sells sweets near the walled compound of the house, background, where Osama bin Laden was caught and killed days before.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated Press

A Pakistani woman and her daughter pose for a picture in front of the final hiding place of Osama bin Laden, which has become a sort of tourist attraction.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Asif Hassan / AFP / Getty Images

Pakistani soldiers keep guard outside the compound stormed by Navy commandos in search of Osama bin Laden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Faisal Mahmood / Reuters

A boy looks over a wall in the compound where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Faisal Mahmood / Reuters

A Pakistani youngster shows metal pieces collected from a field outside the house, seen in the background, where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was living. Local residents showed off small parts of what appeared to be the U.S. helicopter that Washington said malfunctioned and was blown up by the American commando strike team as they retreated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated Press

A boy passes by a police officer standing guard on May 3, 2011, outside the main gates of the compound where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAISAL MAHMOOD / Reuters

On Tuesday, Pakistani soldiers and policemen confer near the hide-out of Osama bin Laden. The killing of the Al Qaeda leader has reignited a debate over how best to fight Al Qaeda-inspired terrorism, strengthening the position of those who argue U.S. strategy should rely on targeted strikes against militant leaders in places like Pakistan rather than send tens of thousands of American troops to wage war in Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AAMIR QURESHI / AFP

Part of the walled Osama bin Laden compound.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAISAL MAHMOOD / Reuters

This June 15, 2005, satellite image shows the Bin Laden compound.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / DigitalGlobe

A view of the city where Bin Laden was found, culminating a decade-long manhunt for the Al Qaeda leader.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASLAM JADOON / EPA

Debris and contents from the Bin Laden compound are moved by military vehicles on May 2, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAISAL MAHMOOD / Ruters

Wreckage is seen in the compound of the Osama bin Laden hideout.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Part of a damaged U.S. helicopter leans up against the compound walls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

This frame grab from video obtained exclusively by ABC News, on Monday, May 2, 2011, shows a section of a room in the interior of the compound where it is believed Bin Laden lived.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / ABC News

John Xuereb, center, and Dan Garvey, right, both members of the Fire Department of New York's Emerald Society Pipes and Drums band, hold a bagpipe ceremony in honor of their colleagues killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A candlelight vigil was held for 9/11 victims.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Barry / Getty Images North America

Massachusetts relatives of Sept. 11 victims gather for a memorial. Sisters Danielle and Carie Lemack lost their mother, Judy Larocque; Christy Coombs lost her husband, Jeffrey; and Irene Ross lost her brother Richard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / AP

President Obama receives an update May 3, 2011, along with Vice President Joe Biden, far left, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, seated far right, and other members of his national security team. A classified document visible on the table in this photo has been obscured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pete Souza / White House

Los Angeles Airport Police Officers Alejandre, left, and Mora, right, patrol the Tom Bradley International Terminal on Monday morning as heightened security measures went into effect there and at airports around the world after U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden. Travelers at LAX were not experiencing unusual delays and security checkpoints were running at their typical Monday rates, as were U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations, said airport spokeswoman Nancy Castles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Audrey McLaughlin of Bronx, N.Y., and daughter Kalana, 5, look at the statue commemorating the firefighters who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Raul Matias of Woodbridge, Va., takes in a display of newspaper front pages at the Newseum on Monday about Osama bin Laden's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Elijah Stevens of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., visits ground zero with daughter Caitlin, left, and wife Stephanie to show their support for the U.S. military.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Minchillo / Associated Press

President Obama is seen at one of a series of meetings Sunday at the White House to discuss the mission against Osama bin Laden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pete Souza / White House

A giant flag covers the Green Monster as the national anthem is played before a game between Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Angels on May 2, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston. Both teams lined up on the baseline to observe a moment of silence to honor those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elsa / Getty Images

Police officers keep watch at a makeshift memorial on the fence surrounding the World Trade Center site in Manhattan after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images

At the construction site of the former World Trade Center towers in New York, Bob Mika, left, and Liam Kolb react to the news of Osama bin Laden's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIC THAYER / Reuters

Dan Parker of Shamokin, Pa., holds a U.S. flag outside the White House in Washington. Parker came here after learning of Bin Laden's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters

An armed Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer stands guard in New York's Grand Central Station. Security was heightened in the wake of Bin Laden's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephen Chernin / Associated Press

Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react to the news of Bin Laden's death. At left in the background is the rising tower, 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

Herman Maisonave of Queens holds up a sign as he joins those gathered at ground zero in New York early Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tina Fineberg / Associated Press

From left, Melissa LaCour, Brittany McGarry, Bryan Murray and Dennis Vincent celebrate outside the ABC studio in New York's Times Square as news of Bin Laden's death is reported on the ticker.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mary Altaffer / Associated Press

Pakistani soldiers drive down the road toward the compound where Bin Laden was reported to have been killed in Abottabad, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Warrick Page / Getty Images

People celebrate in New York's Times Square after President Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images

People in Times Square celebrate Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's death. He was killed in a house outside Islamabad in Pakistan, and his body is in U.S. custody, President Obama said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHIP EAST / Reuters

People gather at the White House as President Barack Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden during a late evening statement to the press, Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press / MCT

A man stands on a street light waving a flag as crowds gather at Ground Zero in New York City, New York, USA 02 May, 2011 shortly after US President Barack Obama announced that a US military operation had killed Osama bin Laden in a firefight at a large mansion in Pakistan earlier in the day 01 May 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW GOMBERT / EPA

A firefighter waves to the crowd as people celebrate after Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan, during a spontaneous celebration in New York's Times Square, May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was killed on Sunday in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan and his body was recovered, announced President Barack Obama.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHIP EAST / X01370

A crowd of hundreds gathers in Times Square in New York City to cheer the news of the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. President Obama announced that Al Qaeda's founder and leader was killed by US forces in Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER FOLEY / EPA

A crowds gathers outside the White House in Washington to celebrate after President Obama announced the death of terrorist Osama bin Laden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press

Revelers cheer outside the White House in Washington late Sunday after President Obama announced live on television the death of Osama bin Laden. Bin Laden was killed on Sunday in a firefight with U.S. forces in Pakistan, and his body was recovered, the president said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JASON REED / Reuters

A crowd outside the White House in Washington cheers upon hearing the news that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press

Students gather at the fence on the north side of the White House, pose for photographs, chant "USA!" and sing the national anthem after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden during a late statement from White House on Sunday. Bin Laden was killed near Islamabad, Pakistan, almost a decade after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images North America

President Obama addressed the nation Sunday from the East Room of the White House on Sunday. Bin Laden was killed near Islamabad, Pakistan, and his body is in possession of the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pool / Getty Images North America

People cheer and wave U.S. flags outside the White House after President Obama delivered remarks to the nation on the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM YOUNG / Reuters

Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175, left, flies toward the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. Osama bin Laden was the leader of Al Qaeda, the group that executed the deadly Sept. 11 attacks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A hijacked plane crashes into the World Trade Center's south tower and explodes Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty Images North America

A helicopter surveys damage to the Pentagon after a hijacker crashed an airplane into the U.S. military headquarters on Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LARRY DOWNING / Reuters

Osama bin Laden, shown in April 1998 in Afghanistan, was killed in Pakistan in a CIA-led operation, President Obama says.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Bin Laden, shown in April 1998, was a member of a wealthy Saudi family and has been on the FBI's Most Wanted Fugitives List since 1999.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Bin Laden, shown in Afghanistan, is dead and his body has been recovered, Obama said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Former President George W. Bush's administration directed the CIA to use armed drones to track Osama bin Laden and other senior Al Qaeda figures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FBI / AFP

Bin Laden, shown on Dec. 24, 1998, speaks to reporters in the mountains of Afghanistan's Helmand province. He led the Al Qaeda network, which has claimed responsibility for attacks on symbols of U.S. power around the globe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahimullah Yousafzai / Associated Press

Bin Laden in a photo released Sept. 22, 2001. Obama announced his death nearly 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Bin Laden aims a weapon in a still image from an undated video obtained by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai Al-Aam on June 20, 2001. Members of Congress were briefed on his death by Vice President Joe Biden throughout the weekend, according to a Senate aide.

Osama bin Laden sits in a cave in Afghanistan's Jalalabad region in 1988. The Al Qaeda leader has been killed in Pakistan, President Obama said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

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148 Comments

  1. May 1, 2011, 11:16 pm

    Proud to be American !

    By: mike alerich
  2. May 1, 2011, 11:24 pm

    USA and Canada brothers in arms! Death to a tyrant!

    By: tedtwo
  3. May 2, 2011, 12:48 am

    is this the closure the americans need? or the ammo the freedom fighters need?

    By: fate449
  4. May 2, 2011, 1:03 am

    what a handsome guy

    By: aadfkjl
  5. May 2, 2011, 1:18 am

    after liptening abt osamas death its being so mind reliefing 2 all the people of the world.

    By: mohammad nadeem
  6. May 2, 2011, 1:24 am

    Amazing.. I hope that all those affected by 9-11 can finally have some closure. I hope he burns for what he has caused.

    By: Luke
  7. May 2, 2011, 1:49 am

    This is a job well done; I commend the U.S.A for their committment and courage in the pursuit to fight terror and terrorism.
    Julius.

    By: dhikujulio@yahoo.com
  8. May 2, 2011, 2:48 am

    ita all a coverup

    By: email@hotmail.com
  9. May 2, 2011, 3:26 am

    disgusting! how can people celebrate the death of another human beeing? i can't remeber that anyone was celebrating 9/11 down there in pakistan oder afghanistan or somewhere else..

    By: Alex
  10. May 2, 2011, 4:17 am

    Why can we not see a credible photograph of his body and why was he buried at sea in such a hasty manner?

    We need to be reassured that he is truly dead and that it is really him.

    At this point I am not yet convinced…

  11. May 2, 2011, 4:28 am

    Why was bin buired at sea? he should have been put on display for a while at any rate. How do we know this is not some more smoke our goverment is blowing up our butt's since it's an election year coming up? do they really think the AMERICAN people are dumb or dumber. Something smells like a skunk normally is.

    By: lenrowell@yahoo.con
  12. May 2, 2011, 4:29 am

    osama did not pls. be yourself osama is still alive, just be careful another attack will tells you wether osama died or not die.

    By: ABDURRASHID UMAR
  13. May 2, 2011, 6:22 am

    Bin Laden's body shouild have been taken to Iowa to a big pig pen and thrown in there and let the pigs eat him. A fitting end to this Muslim punk!

    By: bigidealc@aol.com
  14. May 2, 2011, 7:15 am

    Mission accomplished! Bring home the troops..yeah

    By: Steve
  15. May 2, 2011, 9:06 am

    This will not bring home the troops! If there is another attack on us, and there will be, then it is a continuation of there belief system against all who do not agree in their belief system. There are reasons to not show his body at this point and there are reasons why they put him to sea! Wait and watch, it will all come out eventually. Just pray and have Faith that whatever is going on now, will only help us and not harm us!

    By: Hope
  16. May 2, 2011, 9:13 am

    Enjoy your 74 mermaids

    By: Twddom@gmail.com
  17. May 2, 2011, 9:18 am

    I went to bed feeling so good last night! bin laden Is DEAD!! We are proud of our military, in particular, here in SanDiego, the Navy Seals! And for those out there still threatening us, we are not done with you yet. As America proved last night, we are relentless when it comes to going after criminals that kill “innocents” with no conscience. Proud to be American!!

    By: esmael gonzales
  18. May 2, 2011, 9:35 am

    Awesome job, President Obama! Greatest president ever!

    By: guest
  19. May 2, 2011, 9:38 am

    he caused thousands of deaths, let the people enjoy themselves for awhile. and if rember their were videos of arab people dancing and burning the american flag after 9/11

    By: bob
  20. May 2, 2011, 9:44 am

    I love the UNITED STATES of AMERICA …

    By: WILSON
  21. May 2, 2011, 9:49 am

    IS OSAMA REALLY DEAD??? OR IS IT A GAME TO SAVE HIM FOREVER??? I DONT KNOW…SEEMS THAT TROOPS KILLED HIM SO EASILY….THAT HE WAS READY TO DIE….UNTIL SEEING THE DEADBODY…I WILL BELIEVE…SOMEONE HAS SAVED HIM FOREVER….

    By: marteen fox
  22. May 2, 2011, 10:02 am

    Many islamic extremists celebrated the deaths of our brothers and sisters in the towers. now let us rejoice at the death of this evil man. Praise God Almighty!

    By: Reign
  23. May 2, 2011, 10:06 am

    On 9/11 they were dancing in the streets in many places in the Moslim world, notably in Palestine. Just because you can't remember it doesn't mean it didn't happen. But I agree, the open celebration here is unseemly.

    By: Guest
  24. May 2, 2011, 10:11 am

    osama the hounds of hell is your reward for the famliys u destored the jugde will choose where u go

    By: joshsmith@.com
  25. May 2, 2011, 10:13 am

    Alex just so you know ..They were dancing in the streets in the middle east when the towers came down in NY. They were also burning the American Flag.. Pay attention !!!

    By: Brad
  26. May 2, 2011, 10:39 am

    osama was celebrating…

    By: dreamer.
  27. May 2, 2011, 11:14 am

    Osama got what he deserved and I hope this helps bring some closure to those that lost a loved one in NYC. I was disturbed by the celebrating on TV last night. First, ALL the celebrators looked like they just came from some fraternity party, I mean most were in their early 20's and just youngsters when all this happened. The scene just looked goofy and out of place considering all the death that has taken place, from those lost in the towers, the rescuers that followed, and the wars that continue today. I felt a solemn relief OSB is gone, but took no pleasure in vengeance. My thoughts went to the innocent who will certainly be killed in the coming days as Islamic fanatics enact their own revenge. I felt embarrassed last night at the whooping and hollering of the death, it seemed surreal and out of place. As a mostly Christian nation, there are deep beliefs on the act of vengeance, as in most major religions. It's a solemn moment for ALL the dead who suffer at the hands of injustice and the effects of the military industrial complex. In our attempt to assassinate other leaders and drop our "smart" bombs that kill innocents, we are no better. When we finally get that, we will understand others feelings towards us and become a better nation.

    By: Marshall
  28. May 2, 2011, 11:45 am

    Dead? no photos? Burried at sea? WTF? We deserve more. I wish Osama Bin Laden was brought alive and kicking to a Super Max prison to suffer a long brain rot in a fish bowl prison. I think Obama is fooling us with a fake birth certificate and then a fast demise of our most hated foe.

    By: ststeephe
  29. May 2, 2011, 11:57 am

    Are you KIDDING me? The Pakistani Al-Qaeda were firings AK-47s into the air, burning the flag, and dancing in the streets. Their attack on us made us fearful, our attack on them has the same effect.

    By: nadda
  30. May 2, 2011, 11:57 am

    Then you CAN"T remember because they DID celebrate.

    By: ehea
  31. May 2, 2011, 12:12 pm

    Your lack of correct spelling just shows your ignorance!! Give your head a shake! You better believe there was celebrating in the middle east when 9/11 took place!! All of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups were having "a big party" while they burned our Flag!! Osama bin Laden in NOT human!! Crawl out from under your rock and get with the program!

    By: Noreen
  32. May 2, 2011, 12:51 pm

    They cant just bring back the troops! Our men are not out there to hunt and kill anymore, they been protecting the civilians from the corruption there. If our men come back, then there is a possibility that terrisom will just take over again.

    By: bobby
  33. May 2, 2011, 1:01 pm

    Way to go President Obama! http://obamaftw.com/

    By: Obama FTW
  34. May 2, 2011, 1:13 pm

    Its also disgusting how someone can go through having no common sense of life and death *cough cough*

    By: Okk
  35. May 2, 2011, 1:14 pm

    Yes, it is sad to rejoice of someone's death,. Unfortunately his actions brought that upon himself. He lived by the sword and died by it. He was no representative of Islam nor Muslims. As a Muslim I celebrate the death of a slanderer of Islam; his actions as far as I am concerned made him a disbiliever, and an apostate under Islamic law, is punishable by death. So, its all good.

    By: Mazipets@yahoo.com
  36. May 2, 2011, 1:19 pm

    They did DNA testing on him, and what need would they have for keeping his body?

    By: email@emial.com
  37. May 2, 2011, 1:20 pm

    Really, you don't remember? Let me remind you that on 9/11 there was an obscene amount of coverage of the "followers of Osama Bin Laden" celebrating in the streets to the sight of our 1000's of citizens dying due to their ignorance. What's disgusting is how quickly you've forgotten

    By: bcdanigirl@gmail.com
  38. May 2, 2011, 1:22 pm

    are you serious? Extremists werent cheering and burning American flags in the streets when the twin towers were hit and thousands of fellow American civilians were killed?

    By: jau@aol.com
  39. May 2, 2011, 1:31 pm

    OSAMA WAS DEAD LIKE 10 YEARS AGO!!!
    THIS IS FAKE.
    Al qaeda wasnt the one who did 9/11.It was alCIAda
    @Steve , you think that usa is there only to fight terrorism?Everybody knows the interests of USA for the arabs oil, and osama was dead in 2001 , usa used his figure , just to stay in those countries and get their oil.
    you live in a country controlled by illuminati masons !
    see yaa

    more facts here http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1212851/H

    By: thexperson
  40. May 2, 2011, 1:42 pm

    How do you know he really is dead?

    By: deputy_jo@yahoo.com
  41. May 2, 2011, 1:45 pm

    What we are celebrating is the death of a terrorist cult leader much as we celebrated the death of Adolf Hitler as the head of the Nazi cult. I agree that celebrating the death for no reason of another human being would be disgusting, but this is not the case here. A person that ideologically directs the instruments of death on other people whose government and ideals he doesn't agree with, MUST be eliminated! Do you understand this now?

    By: ElGenio
  42. May 2, 2011, 1:56 pm

    Maybe you should go to your library and look at the videos of news reports from 9/11. People in the Palestinian territories were in the streets celebrating the deaths of almost 3000 HUMAN BEINGS! The celebrations were also reported in the newspapers on 9/12/01. Check it out for yourself if you don't believe me.

    By: Michael
  43. May 2, 2011, 2:03 pm

    Wrong. I still remember 9/11, there were celebrations in the middle east when the towers collapsed. I remember that day like it was yesterday it was horrible.

    By: vijlsa
  44. May 2, 2011, 2:12 pm

    Well done to the US military and CIA. Show them all there is no space for scum on this planet

    By: gareth
  45. May 2, 2011, 2:16 pm

    Do some research my friend. There were plenty of people that celebrated the attack on 9/11. I agree, celebrating someone's death is not a great thing to do. But think of it this way, if you lost a loved one to some sort of violent crime, wouldn't you want to see that person pay for the crimes that they committed? I think this is a great thing for the entire world, not only America, that he is dead. Now the world has one less terrorist to worry about.

    By: denny
  46. May 2, 2011, 2:46 pm

    yeah right, 1000s were celebrating, chanting "death to america" with smiles as wide as the grand canyon on their faces.

    By: marlena
  47. May 2, 2011, 2:49 pm

    The USA has killed more people than Osama in its quest for golbal power. Our prosperity has come at great costs to many innocent people. Osama was a terrible person, but dont think for a second that our CIA is not just as guilty, or even more so, when it comes to the death and distruction of innocent people and thier property. Do I enjoy the benefits of being a US citizen, why of course, I would not want to be anywhere else, but I ask everyone to look at our history abroad, and then look in the mirror.

    By: jjdeei@aol.com
  48. May 2, 2011, 2:52 pm

    so many questions,speculations that hes not really dead or it's a political game being played on the American people. Well I do feel the truth is he is dead, our great service men and women? did what was needed to let the world know we mean business, it may take one day or 10 years but the rath of America will prevail!!. As far as Obama he is taking full credit for something that was started on 9/11 when at that time GW Bush stood on the grounds of the twin towers and told them we will find you, so shame on our President this was an effort that began way before you took office, it was a group effort and you did not acknowledge that, remember there is no I in TEAM. God Bless our troops ,keep them safe, and thank you for all you do!!

    By: lhartin317@yahoo.com
  49. May 2, 2011, 3:02 pm

    This is too true.. We arent savages.. People are acting like a bunch of blood thirsty animals..

    By: dfstrt@gdgf.com
  50. May 2, 2011, 3:14 pm

    Al Qaeda is done

    By: daniel
  51. May 2, 2011, 3:16 pm

    You mean to tell me that they dumped the body of the number one enemy of the USA in the sea, no photos, no video, but we need to take the US governments word for it?

    By: ceethree
  52. May 2, 2011, 4:02 pm

    Killed Bin Laden, disposed of body in sea and no one had a mobile with pic capability at all ? Appears to be desperate act by beleaguered president to hold on to power.

    By: hotmail.co.uk
  53. May 2, 2011, 4:07 pm

    Osama Bin Laden is dead ? The Americans got him after 10 years of hunting, threw his body over side of ship and no photographs or DNA samples ? Not convinced.

    By: snowy
  54. May 2, 2011, 4:20 pm

    i totally agree with yu

    By: sausd
  55. May 2, 2011, 4:48 pm

    Alex -__First of all, osama was not a human being.__You dont remember osama claiming victory when the twin towers fell??!?! You dont remember the crouds in the middle east chanting "death to USA" !?! Or all the threats and other attempts to harm the United States ?!?__I can very clearly remember all of that, along with the empty, numb feeling I felt as I watched in horror the events of 9/11. I remember all the men and women who became heros that day as they selflessly died trying to help strangers. I remember the citizens who over took the plane and crashed it before other people could be harmed. __Maybe, just maybe America is celebrating a victory in a sense. It provides some sort of closure for everyone who still has an emptiness inside from being exposed to that kind of evil 10 years ago. __I would offer that you should pick up a flag and cheer with the rest of us.__To the military, and all their families, my absolute gratitude and humble thanks. It is an honor to enjoy the freedom you defend.

    By: Remember9_11
  56. May 2, 2011, 5:01 pm

    Middle east ppl were dancing in the streats after 9/11…we are returning the favor!

    By: alex
  57. May 2, 2011, 5:12 pm

    Memo to Seal Team Six: Well done. You have made us all so proud!

    By: shiplui
  58. May 2, 2011, 5:17 pm

    You, need to do more research before posting your comment. Yes, they were, as they have been every 9/11. I am sorry American victory is "disgusting" to you! This celebration is for all the victims of terrors organized by Osama, he deserves hell, where he is now! There should be more room for his followers…

    By: minaandmina
  59. May 2, 2011, 5:31 pm

    He is really dead

    By: Joe
  60. May 2, 2011, 5:38 pm

    i think this is just the beginning of the attacks on the usa r u all stupid cheering in the streets like a bunch of ignorant people why r u all adding gas to the fire now his followers will plan their attack on my home soil the usa.I feel bad for all u silly people who cheered over his death does our justice system not apply to him or is it only for those who speed or litter he like sadam should have had his day in court u people who cheered will soon cry once again when they attack my home u who cheered r no better then the tyrant our soldiers killed may god have mercy on his soul and yours as well.I am proud to be an american dont doubt that but unlike u who cheered i have a heart and one day u will all wish u didnt do such a thing.

    By: appleblossom.com
  61. May 2, 2011, 5:42 pm

    u will all regret cheering when they attack the usa once again

    By: appleblossom.com
  62. May 2, 2011, 5:43 pm

    i agree

    By: appleblossom.com
  63. May 2, 2011, 6:00 pm

    He is not the only terrorist. Take a real look at 9-11. Many other countries question this lie. “False Flag”

    By: doubting
  64. May 2, 2011, 6:00 pm

    Then you missed the video of Osama rejoicing and laughing about the destruction of the trade towers.

    By: mmaa
  65. May 2, 2011, 6:08 pm

    Alex …. how old are you? You over 18? There were thousands of radical Islamists, (mob-mentality, the true infidels), in the middle east dancing for joy when they saw the twin towers fall. Video was all over the news at the time as they were shown celebrating the death of thousands of innocent Americans. What were you and your parents smoking at the time? Got high and missed that month? In Sonoma at a Starbucks? Are you related to any fire-fighters in NY or people who had to either JUMP or be burned to death???? No? huh …. Are you even an American with a 5th grade education?
    OBL was a SUB-human murderer of thousands and cannot be considered a true Muslim.
    So sure …. be glad he's dead and nothing more than shark bait !!

    By: NEXT !!!
  66. May 2, 2011, 6:22 pm

    Please I believe Americans are smarter then to be

    fooled by your government again! Osama burried

    at sea and DNA tests where concluded within 24 hrs?

    This is the biggest terrorist of the century, And we just roll him up in a white sheet and throw him out to sea, with the excuse of giving this “terrorist” a traditional Muslim send off, all within 24hrs?Besides sending him

    out to sea is contrary to Muslim beliefs, if you died at sea then you can be burried at sea.And besides if this is the person who orchastrated the 911,and Pentegon, why would the US appease to his Muslim beliefs?His body should be held for further examination and verivacation! WAKE UP AMERICA !!!!

    Please… After ten years and trillions of taxpayers

    money this is the best story they could come up with?

    By: Liz
  67. May 2, 2011, 6:26 pm

    Um… Alex you are very wrong! Afganastan DID celerate! It was all over the news. People chanting, laughing, dancing in the streets and burning the flag. This is more the celebrating the death of a human. This more about justice! GOD BLESS AMERICA and thank you to our troops!

    By: Rachel
  68. May 2, 2011, 6:33 pm

    I agree , it's not something to celebrate, it should be mourned that it was necessary…….

    By: noelaaron
  69. May 2, 2011, 6:39 pm

    Really!!!! There were people celebrating all over the middle east. I vividly remember pictures and videos of that. Especiallyin Palestine.

    By: pcsopcs
  70. May 2, 2011, 6:44 pm

    I am with you I don't trust this. No pictures no proof. I believe this president is just trying to give the people what we think we need in this the beginning of a new election. Are we that dumb to just believe with out any proof what we are being told. Just like the birth certificate we never saw, only after three years in office. Come on people. Why did we get dump the body with out showing everyone. Maybe after three years they will come up with a picture of someone that they will say is Bin Laden. If he is dead good, but we need proof.

    By: rjf2098@hotmail.com
  71. May 2, 2011, 7:53 pm

    OH Yes they sure did, Alex! They also burned the American flag in celebration.

    By: Paula
  72. May 2, 2011, 8:13 pm

    HE HEARD,WE DISCUSSED, WE PRAYED FOR HIS DEATH BUT WHEN ALL IT HAPPEN IT WAS KEPT BEHIEND THE SHOW. WHY?

    By: c.s.pandey
  73. May 2, 2011, 9:10 pm

    I honestly don’t think he is dead ..why would they have him still living comfortable in his own home? Shouldn’t he be locked up in a cage? …he should of been killed years ago?!!?

    By: joelly
  74. May 2, 2011, 9:18 pm

    Its quite hard to believe that there’s still those in denial of the truth of what happened on that day in September,

    That it was an inside job

    That Tim Osman AKA Osama Bin Laden was nothing but a cover-up scape goat who was working for the United States Government

    And that it’s nothing but shills still trying to push those lies.

    Not really ……. the American SHEEPLE will believe almost anything that comes out of that brainwashing, mind programming, strobelighting screen for feeble minds that don’t know how to think for themselves!

    By: It's all a lie
  75. May 2, 2011, 10:03 pm

    Now you will see the government lies because all the reasons to be in Afghanistan are gone….mark my words…the troops will stay…war is profit $$$ for KBR et.all.

    By: Mark
  76. May 3, 2011, 12:36 am

    You idiots, ever hear of a false flag? Of course not. Ever hear of "Gulf of Tompkin"? Uhhh, nah.

    By: 3yahuah777@yahoo.com
  77. May 3, 2011, 12:58 am

    I THINK THERE ARE MANY AMERICANS INCLUDING MYSELF WHO WANTS ASSURANCE THAT THIS EVIL PERSON IS DEAD. IM THANKFUL FOR THE BRAVE TROOPS WE HAVE SERVING FOR OUR COUNTRY JOB WELL DONE EVERYDAY. NOW HERE IS MY ISSUE, WE THINK 9/11 WAS BAD WHAT IS 2011 GOING TO BE LIKE IF WE DID KILL OSAMA??? HERE'S MY FINAL THOUGHT ALWAYS KISS YOUR BABIES GOOD NITE AND LET YOUR LOVED ONES KNOW YOU LOVE THEM.. WHO KNOWS WHERE THE NEXT ATTACK ON THE US IS GOING TO BE AT…… MAY GOD ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND GOD BLESS THIS COUNTRY WE ALL WHITE , BLACK, MEXICAN, AND HUMAN CREATURES WE CALL HOME………

    By: IOWA GIRL
  78. May 3, 2011, 2:21 am

    It concerns me greatly that no evidence has been released to the press and Osama’s body has been disposed of at sea. It leaves the door open for all kinds of conspiracy theories. That I am inclined to believe because of the way this was handled. This man had no concern how are citizens we buried so why should we care about how his body is disposed of. I would've had no problem seeing it dragged through the streets. This guy would send his own people into public places to blow themselves up and showed no concern for how they were buried. I think this is one of the stupidest moves this president ever made because now it leaves no concrete evidence that this guy is even dead. I know that if I was one of the families that lost someone in 911 I would demand to look into the face of this mad man dead or alive. They have been robbed of this opportunity by this ridiculous decision. Or maybe they just killed somebody that looked like him. No matter what happens I'm sure Obama will get a great boost in the polls. We searched for over 6 months for the tiniest speck of are people in the great towers for proof of their life or death. And yet we dump the greatest evidence of this man's death into the sea. What a shame.

    By: johnt**p
  79. May 3, 2011, 3:27 am

    C'mon there is no evidence! Remember what they said last time of capturing him? Now they say he's dead and his body is dumped somewhere. He's dead, why do they need to dump the body into the sea? What is the significance or justification of that? Are they that mad? They know how important evidence is and what it means to the victims of sept 11 bombing. What if he's not dead. How could we ever trust them again?

    By: catpet2010@yahoo.com
  80. May 3, 2011, 3:28 am

    Now thats the kind of comment I want to read. Very realistic!

    By: catpet2010@yahoo.com
  81. May 3, 2011, 3:31 am

    Me too! Too simple. A terrorist living near a military training facility. very smart but why would he risk that close to being caught?

    By: catpet2010@yahoo.com
  82. May 3, 2011, 3:33 am

    yeh, people in other countries are saying, its just a way for america to become popular and a leading power. It also makes parkistani's look as if they were helping him.

    By: catpet2010@yahoo.com
  83. May 3, 2011, 4:14 am

    i'm not from the USA or Canada, but i sure am glad that he's gone for good!!!

    By: bugz
  84. May 3, 2011, 6:16 am

    Then you have either a very selective or incredibly poor memory. There are plenty of pictures of people celebrating the day of 9/11 in various places in the Middle East. Try using Google, it'll take you about 20 seconds. Unless it's not really the truth you are after.

    By: MinCT
  85. May 3, 2011, 6:36 am

    His body had to be buried within 24 hours to comply with Islamic law. It was at sea both as a result of there being not enough time for the US government to negotiate a burial place within the short window of time and also so that his burial site would not become a shrine to him

    By: sSophie
  86. May 3, 2011, 7:11 am

    He killed hundreds of people! Don't you remember…..He was a mass murderer!!!!!!!

    By: Very Concerned US
  87. May 3, 2011, 7:37 am

    Mission well done! How ever I want to see the photos of him when it happened to know that worm is in deed dead.

    By: Robert Simon
  88. May 3, 2011, 8:28 am

    good job america yes we can proud to be an american

    By: boob53
  89. May 3, 2011, 8:44 am

    You guys don’t know what had really happened in the 9-11 attack. I am not defending Bin Laden but he is not to blame. Do not fool yourselves. Do not act as if you know everything. The media aren’t really telling us the truth. don’t be bias. Know the real truth.

    By: jenny
  90. May 3, 2011, 8:44 am

    I'm with you. I'm glad there r sum hu hasn't lost their humanity.

    By: jennjejenny
  91. May 3, 2011, 9:03 am

    You guys don't know what really happened in the 9/11 attack. I f you had watched several documentaries about it, you would know that it was really the government's doing. They are playing us. They are taking us as fools. So do not be blind sided. Know the real truth.

    By: jenny
  92. May 3, 2011, 9:07 am

    agreed..at least someone has their eyes open.

    By: emali@yahoo.com
  93. May 3, 2011, 9:07 am

    he was buried at sea because of Islamic tradition.

    By: Tom
  94. May 3, 2011, 9:29 am

    If you had paid attention to the news reports, there was celebration by various groups all over the world, including here in the US!!
    I'm not normally one to find a death a cause for celebration, but under the circumstances of all the thousands of people this "person " (not worthy of being called a man,) has ordered killed or tortured, I do feel the death of this modern day Hitler is a good day for the world.

    By: CDS
  95. May 3, 2011, 9:30 am

    Yes. It was all a show. And there is no such thing as extremists or muslim extremists. The thing is, the government is exaggerating it and for all we know they're making stories out of these "terrorist people" I mean, why would these people attack U.S if they didn't do them any wrong? Nobody wants to die, like Bin Laden. and everybody wants peace. The government aim is to earn and they are making us stupid making us believe that they had killed Osama when they can't even show any credible picture of him really dead.

    By: jenny141
  96. May 3, 2011, 9:56 am

    oh no? i seem to remember footage of middle eastern muslims dancing and burning american flags; but i guess that was too long ago for some people with selective memorys. snap out of it you moron !

    By: jerry333d@gmail.com
  97. May 3, 2011, 11:01 am

    Idiot. You don't really know what happened in the 9/11 attack because I bet you that you don't even live in NY. If you don't live here and didn't see it, shut your stupid, ignorant mouth. I witnessed, with my eyes, planes flying into those buildings. It wasn't a cover up or conspiracy, it was simply a terrorist attack. I know you'd love to believe those ridiculous conspiracy theory videos up on the oh-so-reliable youtube, but seriously, from a New Yorker who lived through that tragedy, you're 100% wrong. Stop spreading malice, you twit. Plus, even if it was a cover up, blablabla whatever, you should still be glad Osama is dead. He was a revolting excuse for a human being regardless of whether he was responsible for 9/11 or not.

    By: jessika
  98. May 3, 2011, 11:04 am

    Umm…wow you're stupid. The muslim extremists absolutely do exist…there's footage of them all over the place. And they hate Americans because we don't share their beliefs and don't praise Allah. They hate all people who are different from them. They have made that extremely clear. That's what Americans have done wrong. Which is basically nothing. But crazy people will be crazy.

    By: jessika
  99. May 3, 2011, 11:04 am

    Are you people dumb.. Osama bin laden admitted to making the attack on his video… He has killed hundreds of people..killed people on video for his pleasure… He deserved it.. He is dead… The USA will not put the pictures or videos out yet.. They ate not trying to stir things up… We did what we had to do and walking forward. The news is good enough..

    By: jp
  100. May 3, 2011, 12:44 pm

    Am so happy when i heard d dismiss of osama.thank God 4 dat

    By: Teo'grin
  101. May 3, 2011, 1:28 pm

    I am to and to all the families that lost ssomeone you should be pround, but if you read this I wish you could have asked he why. Why did he do that ?

    By: justin
  102. May 3, 2011, 1:51 pm

    They actully were. They thought that the damage would be caused on the top 3 floors, but instead, the towers fell.

    By: Alex Garza
  103. May 3, 2011, 2:28 pm

    Stupid is an understatement. And Jenny… yes, extremists do exist. They exist all over the world, in all varieties. Muslims, Christians, Jews, others, name a religion and there is probably a group somewhere that takes things too far and hates everyone who believes differently. Some people just take their beliefs to a whole different level, and some twist around information for their own benefit. Some of these conspiracy theorists or even extremists probably don't believe the crap they spew out of their mouths, but they can convince others and that makes them feel powerful. Prime example being David Koresh in Waco in 93. I highly doubt he truly believed what he told his followers, but they believed him and he gained power through it. That's just how some people are.

    By: ben
  104. May 3, 2011, 3:32 pm

    When I heard the news I was worried about Al-Qaeda’s retaliation. On the other hand, I hailed Obama, CIA, and those Navy Seals . It was an important milestone, but sadly the war with Al-Qaeda will be continued.

    By: Ellli M
  105. May 3, 2011, 3:45 pm

    yep, i agree w. you guys. people are blind – they believe in what they want to be true

    By: blackflower
  106. May 3, 2011, 3:50 pm

    ———–you're so NAIVE! he's a puppet. he's a damn barbie-doll. dont close your eyes,

    By: blackflower
  107. May 3, 2011, 4:02 pm

    While I Am PROUD of OUR Navy Seals Success…
    I cant Wish Happiness in Anyone's Death…
    It's Un-American to think this way, in my opinion.

    By: NadiNetfx
  108. May 3, 2011, 7:09 pm

    like his death really avenges 3000 kinda sick how someone could be so happy about killing someone else i don't know what to think of this too much left unsaid

    By: guest
  109. May 3, 2011, 7:45 pm

    If Bin Laden was still alive, wouldn't he release a video saying he was okay, and to urge his followers to not believe American propaganda? I'm sure the photo of dead Bin Laden will be released, but if not we should be hearing from Bin Laden soon. Maybe Tupac, Biggie, and Elvis will appear on a video with him.

    By: kun
  110. May 3, 2011, 8:04 pm

    First ,
    Long Time overdue but for a Cowared who was very loud about his intentions and never outright showed himself in public he knew he was on Borrowed Time.
    So now lets move on and Unite as a Country and get this nation back on track.
    Enough with the garbage that is going on Lets clean up the banks and lets send those to jail for all the white collar crime that has gone on for the last 10 Years+ and take all that they have robbed from Honest people and put it back into the Economy.
    I'am done and my key board is acting up, time to get another.
    Good Night :-)

    By: Kingofalframers
  111. May 3, 2011, 8:04 pm

    Remember! There is no 'W' in BRAVERY! Let''s keep our troopes safe, and note that there is no 'M' in NAVYSEAL!
    -Lord, love a duck.

    By: Michael Ignatieff
  112. May 3, 2011, 8:11 pm

    AIEEEE! You have started to realize the truth.
    OK. I was part of the conspiracy. So were all my fellow fire-fighters.
    Next time you are in NYC, drop in to Station 4 on 11th street.
    Just yell "I want the TRUTH about this big conspiracy!" and we will be glad to help you out.
    A lot of wish to get this off our chests- it's been haunting us. Just probe or accuse some of us a bit, and I bet we will break down and tell you everything. Please try this. You can be a hero, and we can finally confess!
    Thankyou loads, Jenny!

    By: Mike Ignatieff
  113. May 3, 2011, 8:22 pm

    YAY, CANADA!
    As an American "truther" and "birther", I am sure you Canadians up there will help us find the truth.
    I should run for politcil office, so I can bring the truth out. Are you Canadians with me?

    By: Mike Ignatieff
  114. May 3, 2011, 8:52 pm

    >>>Please… After ten years and trillions of taxpayers
    >>> money this is the best story they could come up with?

    Well, yes. You see most of our better conspiracy writers are busy re-hashing the story about Obama being born in Hawaii, not Kenya, and how NASA "really" landed astronauts on the moon!
    Please go easy on us- we are doing our best.
    And hey! It was tough lugging up thousands of punds of explosives into the twin towers, while hoping none of those firemen didn't see us! I think a couple did, but hey- you know- they're dead now anyhow.

    By: PercySludge
  115. May 4, 2011, 7:25 am

    Left leaning Democrats can do the JOB too. OBAMA GOT USAMA !!!!!!
    Right wingers,you have to eat your own waste,You had it for 10 years and failed badly.

    By: huezoj@msncon
  116. May 4, 2011, 8:04 am

    I think there is a very big differance between the Victorious Killing of a monster, verse's the death of your Mother. So you equate your Mother to a mass MURDERER? You never should have been born!

    By: MIEXV6
  117. May 4, 2011, 9:07 am

    because they didnt want to upset the talliban to much otherwise they mite get even more angry and plot bigger terrorist attack so they did it in a traditional way and buried him in the sea with in 24 hours

    By: fdar
  118. May 4, 2011, 11:02 am

    Eye for an eye huh? That's the mantra we all want to live by? It's ok for us to rant and rave, celebrating like savages as if we won the World Cup instead of murdered someone? I was there for Sept 11. Please don't mistake that I understand the tragedy it was. I also understand history and the feelings I have had watching people celebrate the 9.11 deaths, the torture of U.S. soldiers in Sudan. etc. It makes you want to vomit, it makes you think what black souled evil people they must be. Now, pretend you live somewhere else and are watching footage of how the Americans are reacting. Why scream with bloodthirsty vengence showing the world how like we are to the other savages? Why not take a moment of silence, band together and realize how much we have all been through, and that perhaps one chapter of horror in our lives has been thankfully closed? I for one will never bask in the glory of death, but try and remember those that have lost their lives at home and on foreign soil and hope that they have found some peace.

    By: dstein08@gmail.com
  119. May 4, 2011, 11:45 am

    They were celebrating. Jeeps an trucks went through the streets throwing candy and saying, "Obama has given us a sweet!" It was right on TV. Your memory is short.

    By: Mythos
  120. May 4, 2011, 11:47 am

    I wonder if he found those 71 virgins.

    By: mythos
  121. May 4, 2011, 11:50 am

    Evil or no, he was a man. Man being the only creature capable of conveying evil, evil itself does not make one inhuman. I do not rejoice at this man’s death. The death of any person is sad. That is not to say I do not supprot the decision. His death is necessary to combat the evil brought to this land. Sometimes, that which must be done is not pretty. For those who make references to Islam or Muslims, I am neither but to put him in this category is injust in itself. Islam does not support his acts. Just because one claims to be of a religion does not mean their actions reflect said religion. Bin Laden was a murderer of Muslims. He does not represent Islam. Every religion, belief system, government, and group of people have extremists and evil persons who claim to fall within them. This does not mean they represent these groups nor should they be used as examples of these groups. Hating a man because he is evil does not justify the hate. Hate in itself is evil. It was necessary to bring this man to justice. There will always be those who question its validity. Consider this: If there were photos made available, there would be those who would say the photos are fake. There is no sufficient evidence which could hold back those drama queens who wish to piggyback big events to get attention. I thank those who fight for our freedom and for those who brought the man to justice. I will not cheer in the street over a man’s death however. To quote Martin Luther King jr. “I will mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoided of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”

    By: Vaughn
  122. May 4, 2011, 12:11 pm

    Perhaps he is still alive and in the hands of CIA operatives out to sea and not in the province of any country. Then the CIA could keep him alive and, well I don’t mind getting info from him.

  123. May 4, 2011, 12:41 pm

    I live in Scotland and I feel ALL governments hide the truth ! I agree some sort of evidence should be given to support this claim. However only God knows what the outcome will be for all of us and I hope to God we dont have any more terrorist attacks.These people are fanatics and dont fear death and look forward to going to heaven and being rewarded with so many virgins !! That shows you the mentality of these guys,when they think God would reward them in that way. May God keep you and me safe from these nutters xx

    By: margaret Campbell
  124. May 4, 2011, 2:39 pm

    I felt a bit of concern myself at the White House gathering but then I remembered. Those young people have lived half of their life with the memory of the result of the hatred of Osama Bin Laden and others he supported and encouraged to destroy innocents. I also remembered that most of the soldiers who are dying in Afghanistan and Pakistan and other places where Al Quida and the Taliban control so many minds are the same age as these young people. No wonder they celebrate the end of a monster.

    If you saw the gathering at Ground Zero, you would have seen most were adults. A bit more quiet, a bit more reflective but still feeling the relief that one of the monsters who destroyed so many of their friends, neighbors and relatives is gone.

    There is now hope that there can one day be an end to the irrational hate of the extremists.

    By: Sandy
  125. May 4, 2011, 5:11 pm

    why to you to see pictures!?!

    By: jpnowlin@comcast.net
  126. May 4, 2011, 6:04 pm

    I just finished studying JFKs murder in school. The gov't clearly stated that JFK was shot 3 times – all from behind – by Lee Harvey Oswald. However, when watching footage of him being shot, you can see that he gets hit in the front of the head and his head jolts backward, which means that he had to have been shot from the front at least once. This means that there was another shooter involved. And what about the so-called "Magic Bullet"? The US gov't has hid certain things from the American public over the years and I feel like this could be a prime example. Bin Laden was out in the open in this hideaway house for over 6 years and nobody knew? We killed him so easily? He was buried at sea and they won't release pictures or videos to prove we really killed him. We need some kind of proof. There is some doubt in my mind and I won't totally believe Bin Laden is dead until I see photo evidence.

    By: yank33fan123@aol.com
  127. May 4, 2011, 6:13 pm

    They paraded Saddam’s sons around, but won’t show us proof of OBL….questionable to me! However, proud of my country & our troops no matter what!!

    By: ashley
  128. May 4, 2011, 6:33 pm

    If it wasn't for all the ground work and policies laid out by the "Right Wingers", the Dems wouldn't have had the collected intelligence to accomplish this mission. Quit running your mouth and educate yourself.

    By: XPR15SR
  129. May 4, 2011, 6:39 pm

    yeah right nice try Obama

    By: christina
  130. May 4, 2011, 6:42 pm

    Uh NO.

    There is no Islamic tradition that says that. No one gets buried at sea in Islam, silly. Pick up a book and find out the truth! The bodies are cleaned, wrapped in linen, and buried sans coffin. Don't listen to that ignorant comment made by some clearly uneducated "source" and fueled by the media. He was buried at sea so his body wasn't on any land that could be made into a shrine, a memorial, a place of pilgramage, etc. I don't believe his body was handled "well", I think they chucked him in (as it should be). I think SOME people in the government knew of his whereabouts, but not all of them.

    By: natureofthebizz
  131. May 4, 2011, 6:49 pm

    To everyone saying this was for obamas election wasnt bush the one sayin he didnt know where he was and that he was livin in a cave for 9 years you idioit bush followers believed this BILLIONAIRE was in a cave when in fact the mansion was built five years ago please all this i dont believe hes dead crap is ignorant how about you dive in the sea to go look at the monsters body and the gun wound in his eye. Obama need's the credit for something bush couldnt accomplishin 8 years

    By: Idiots
  132. May 4, 2011, 6:55 pm

    Look guys, my American brothers and sisters, Obama is trying to give you back some CLASS. Newflash: nobody likes you! He's trying to save face after Bush and his administration completely destroyed your country's credibility and slandered the American idenity. Don't you want the world to respect you again, or are you perfectly comfortable just caring about yourselves and defining the rest of the world out of your reality? Come on, guys. I love you but seriously…. think about it. Those pics are gruesome.

    Cont'd next…

    By: natureofthebizz
  133. May 4, 2011, 6:55 pm

    Cont'd … Two fact checks: AlQaeda definitely celebrated, but that doesn't mean you have to act like them. Then you are no better than they are. Islamic law doesn't say anything about sea funerals, in fact the dead are wrapped in linen and buried sans coffin. They don't want his body on land just to be turned into a shrine or pilgrimage site.
    I think Obama should let the Representatives and all them see the photos, and they can tell everyone else. Anyways, people are only going to challenge the authenticity of the photos, the accuracy of the photos, is that really him? is it a dummy? all that controversy. So really, it's moot.

    Hey, don't you know the photos you seek have been openly circulating the internet for many hours now?? ;)

    By: natureofthebizz
  134. May 4, 2011, 8:31 pm

    Who believes the US Government's account of what REALLY happened?? Is this just more smoke and mirrors??

    By: Tim From SACTO Ca.
  135. May 4, 2011, 8:47 pm

    Only Time will tell US if this is a "REAL" event. Still seems a little bit fishy to me…

    By: Tim From SACTO Ca.
  136. May 4, 2011, 9:05 pm

    well there's no such thing as hell BUT i mean he's dead soooo that's awesome. best case scenario was he was tortured.

    By: abc@gmail.com
  137. May 4, 2011, 10:12 pm

    correct!

    By: mroby
  138. May 5, 2011, 12:05 am

    This is garbage Osama is still alive Obama is a lier and that's why he's say'n he won"t release the pictures of Osama because there is none…. If JFK could have his death photos on the world wide web then prove to the American Public that this man is dead… I served in our USMC for 12 years and since 9/11 I heard this man was dead to much to believe the word of one man who lied to become president… So to Obama bring the troops home and let that country fend for them selves…

    By: Mr. D
  139. May 5, 2011, 3:47 pm

    If the pakistanian govt could regret and come on air to say that killing a terror like bin ladin is illegal when they know who he was,that means America should be security conscious.All the same thanks to US govt for bringing justice to play.

  140. May 6, 2011, 8:02 pm

    Maybe OBL is still alive and being tortured to death to gain some useful info on others. Now that I would pay to see.

    The decision to release obl’s death photos should be decided by the families of those who died on 9/11.

    By: Chad Shepherd
  141. May 7, 2011, 2:41 am

    Hey, you know what? If the CIA and corrupt American politicos didn't keep interfering in other countries there might be a lot fewer attacks on them. Or the UK, we are just as guilty. Note our actions in Kosovo, Libya, Iraq, Palestine, to name but a few. Note how we attack Libya for it's oppression but allow Bahrain, to continue. We rail at Uganda but do nothing, we allow Saudi Arabia to invade a neighbouring country. Basically, if there's oil there, or a Jewish community (America's bankers) any excuse will do. Stay at home, Yanks. Then maybe British lives wouldn't be sacrificed supporting your idiot policies. It matters not anyway, the Chinese are on the up and when they own everything things will surely change.

    By: guest
  142. May 8, 2011, 6:30 pm

    XPR – you’re ridiculous. The wonderful republicans you’re talking about and the bush administration would have caught Osama years ago if the idiot didn’t pull the troops from Afghanistan and sent them to Iraq where Osama clearly wasn’t. It wasn’t until the Obama administration came into office and sent the troops to Pakistan where Obama thought he was along.

    By: jessika
  143. May 9, 2011, 1:22 pm

    You idiots, if osama was still alive dont you think the first thing he would do is make another tape.i mean he knows he is terrorizing us just by being alive.

    By: Scott
  144. May 10, 2011, 6:28 pm

    Talk anBout spiking the football! Wow. It’s a sad day when a great American victory is turned into a cheap photo op and a throw away campaign line. Oh well….

    By: Moose
  145. May 10, 2011, 8:48 pm

    I get confused easily,,, who's running for President, Obama or Osama, or is it Osama helping Obama, because now Osama is officially retired , featured with no evidence except for their word!!! Sounds like Osama got a sweetheart deal!!! Somebody sat around and talked about this scheme, long before it went down!!! Jimmy Hoffa, Elvis ans Osama, now have something in common!!!!!

    By: DEF
  146. May 11, 2011, 7:38 am

    An Eye for an Eye and a Tooth for a Tooth.

    I shall celebrate that happening !!!!!!!!!!

    By: gp32838
  147. May 12, 2011, 9:18 am

    DONT BE FOOLED… MILLIONS ENRAGED!! Death of their HERO, enraged them!! Be ready for the MUSLIM REVENGE, ISLAMIC REDEMPTION!! Be ready for it! as Day X will come into our nation. Remember 09-11-11, remember that date! FELLOW AMERICANS!!

    By: ==AliMesallamHamu
  148. May 12, 2011, 9:46 am

    We're a coutry that was founded under God but now has a separation of church and state. So to say that celebrating vengeance is wrong because we are "mostly" christian is ridiculous. Justice was brought to an evil man and that should make people happy. Also, to say that the "youngsters" celebrating in the streets seems out of place is equally stupid. The people who were "youngsters" when it happened are the ones who grew up to go fight in the wars, so they have every right to celebrate.

    By: Bill

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