The global, decade-long search for Osama bin Laden ended yesterday when U.S. special forces killed the al Qaeda leader in an attack on his hide-out in Pakistan.
This is how President Obama announced the news:
White House video
Bin Laden had been on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List. The reward for information that led to his apprehension or conviction was U.S.$25 million.
National Geographic documented the hunt for bin Laden in coverage by the National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Magazine.
National Geographic Channel video
National Geographic article “Tracking the Ghost of bin Laden”: Text, photos, map, and more.