Washington (CNN) -- Within hours of President Barack Obama's announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed, politics entered the fray. A small but vocal group of Republicans including former Bush administration officials began claiming that information obtained from waterboarding and other now-prohibited enhanced interrogation techniques led to the successful assault on bin Laden's compound in Pakistan...
It should happen with little or no fanfare, but it will still represent a moment that some thought might never occur: federal prosecutors in Manhattan are expected to file court papers this week that will formally ask a judge to dismiss all charges against Osama bin Laden...
The U.S. forces that killed Osama bin Laden in his Abbottabad compound were more than expert marksmen. Some of them were forensics experts as well, using sophisticated tools to ensure that they got the right man...
Ali Soufan, a veteran former FBI counterterrorism agent, noted that the compound is located in a town heavily populated by current and former Pakistani military officers ? and is relatively free of any terrorist activity. "There's no way he could have been sitting there without the knowledge of some people in the ISI and the Pakistani military," said Soufan.
Mark Fallon, the QIASS Program Manager for the Countering Violent Extremism Study did a presentation at the Saban Center for Middle Eastern Policy at the Brookings Institution titled: "Defusing the Bomb: Reversing the Process of Radicalization and Preventing Political Violence."