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What was on bin Laden's computer?

May 9, 2011
All kinds of computer equipment was found at the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed. How valuable is it and how hard will it be to read? Also, a new smartphone that's as thick as a piece of paper.

Online scammers already taking advantage of bin Laden's death

May 3, 2011
That didn't take long. If you go online looking for information about Osama bin Laden's death, please know that there are creeps trying to take advantage of your curiosity.

Following the terrorism money trail

May 3, 2011
Osama bin Laden's death is expected to have an impact on terror financing. Matthew Levitt of The Washington Institute discusses how counterterrorism officials follow that money trail.

Sights set on U.S. aid to Pakistan

May 2, 2011
We're halfway through dispensing more than $7 billion in aid to Pakistan. Now some people think it should come with more strings attached.

Markets react to news of bin Laden's death

May 2, 2011
Markets jumped on the news that U.S. forces have killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, but the prices of commodities such as oil, gold and silver fell.

Will killing Osama kill the movement he inspired?

May 2, 2011
U.S. intelligence officials believe al-Qaida will have a hard time recovering from the death of its murderous leader, Osama bin Laden.

Was bin Laden's death worth the cost?

May 2, 2011
Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow for the Brookings Institution, analyzes Osama bin Laden's death and the budgetary toll on the U.S.

What bin Laden's death means for future financing against terrorism

May 2, 2011
Stuart Levey, former undersecretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the Treasury Department, discusses what bin Laden's death means for the financing of terrorist operations and the fight against terrorism.

Bin Laden's death may provide opening for new U.S., Pakistan relationship

May 2, 2011
Following the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, Dr. Farzana Shaikh -- author of "Making Sense of Pakistan" -- believes that the delicate financial relationship between the United States and Pakistan will change.
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Exploring al-Qaida as a business operation

May 2, 2011
Exeter University professor Bill Tupman says the death of Osama bin Laden may not destroy al-Qaida's financing arm. That's because the group operates like a franchise company.

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