Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA identify Osama bin Laden is still in jail, and he's apparently about to be hit with a new set of charges after an attempt to charge him with treason didn't stick.
Osama bin Laden lived in Pakistan for almost a decade without being found, and a recent report places blame on both the Pakistani government and the U.S. military and intelligence organizations for overlooking his presence. The report has put pressure on ties between the United States and Pakistan.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attack was a wake-up call for cities across the country -- they needed to be ready for terrorism. By all indications thus far, the response of Boston police and fire officials is an example of how far cities have come in preparing for terrorism-inflicted disasters.
Cities around the world, including in the United States, know something of what Boston's going through. Indeed, in the decade since September 11th, 2001, city preparedness has come a long way. From New York, The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
A relative of Osama bin Laden appeared in a New York court last week in connection with the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. While the trial is being criticized for being held on American soil, one reporter says the shift could be helpful to the Obama administration.
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
Osama bin Laden released an election-themed videotape referencing presidential candidates George Bush and John Kerry and "the best way to avoid another catastrophe." Now al-Qaida is endorsing the Republican candidate John McCain. )
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.
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.
A new audiotape aired on Al Jazeera this morning that appears to be Osama bin Laden promising to kill Americans if authorities execute Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
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.