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Mon, May 2, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

The Death of Osama bin Laden


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A passerby looks at newspaper headlines reporting the death of Osama Bin Laden, in Washington, D.C.
Mark Wilson/Getty
A passerby looks at newspaper headlines reporting the death of Osama Bin Laden, in Washington, D.C.

Sunday night, President Barack Obama confirmed the death of Osama bin Laden. We discuss the al-Qaida leader's death, and what it might mean for global security and U.S. international relations.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Abraham Sofaer, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State
  • Chris Hedges, author, Truthdig columnist and former New York Times war correspondent whose books include "The World as It Is," "The Death of the Liberal Class" and "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning"
  • Michael Hingson, survivor of 9/11 who was on the 78th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center
  • Russ Sharkey, survivor of 9/11 who worked for Lehman Brothers and was in the World Trade Center when the first plane hit

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