Osama bin Laden


Global Politics

Chief prosecutor in the Hamdan trial discusses the verdict

While the defense says that the trial didn't follow the American rule of law, prosecutors seem generally pleased with the verdict in the case of Osama bin Laden's driver, Salim Hamdan. Army Col. Lawrence Morris, the chief prosecutor, discusses the case and its implications. GUEST: Army Col. Lawrence J. Morris, chief prosecutor in the Hamdan trial

Conflict & Justice

Homegrown Terrorism

Federal agents in North Carolina arrested Daniel Boyd, his two grown sons, and four other men on suspicion of terrorist activity. For more, The Takeaway talks to North Carolina Public Radio's Dave Dewitt and the New America Foundation's Peter Bergen.

The continuing mission in Afghanistan

President Obama has repeatedly tried to explain the mission in Afghanistan, eight years after the September 11th attacks, as an attempt to destroy al-Qaida as a threat. Joining us is Ian Black, Middle East editor for The Guardian newspaper.

Arts, Culture & Media

US forces kill Osama Bin Laden

Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US forces in Pakistan, in a ground operation based on US intelligence, the first lead for which emerged last August. Host Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Haroon Rashid in Islamabad.