Osama bin Laden

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'To give him space': Biden reveals why he told Obama to wait on Bin Laden raid
President-elect in new CNN film tells of agonized discussions but says he subsequently advised Obama to follow his instinct

Martin Pengelly in New York

05, Dec, 2020 @7:29 PM

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Joe Biden advised against Osama bin Laden raid, Barack Obama writes
The then vice-president suggested Obama wait before ordering the mission that killed the al-Qaida leader in 2011, new memoir says

Martin Pengelly in New York

12, Nov, 2020 @7:22 PM

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The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad review – recent history at its finest
Thomas Hegghammer delivers a meticulously researched account of a charismatic Islamist

Ian Black

17, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Experience: I made bombs for al-Qaida
In 1998, two US embassies were bombed, killing 200 Africans. I no longer wanted to be part of it

Aimen Dean

14, Feb, 2020 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Baghdadi’s death: not enough to destroy Islamic State | Editorial
Editorial: The sociology of violence espoused by Isis will only be defeated by a political project that transcends the religious, nationalist and ethnic schisms in the region

Editorial

28, Oct, 2019 @6:19 PM

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Trump confirms US has killed Osama bin Laden's son Hamza
Death of son of the al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was reported but not confirmed in July

Martin Pengelly in New York

14, Sep, 2019 @8:23 PM

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No longer does al-Qaida grab the headlines. That might be the plan | Jason Burke
The death of Osama bin Laden’s son should make us focus on the group’s new modus operandi

Jason Burke

04, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Hamza bin Laden: the end of a dynasty, but not al-Qaida
Osama bin Laden’s son was being groomed to be new leader of group responsible for 9/11

Jason Burke

01, Aug, 2019 @1:51 PM

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Who is Hamza bin Laden? Heir who sought to revive al-Qaida
The son of Osama bin Laden, Hamza was seen as an ‘emerging’ figure in al-Qaida before reports of his death

Kate Lyons

01, Aug, 2019 @2:32 AM

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Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, believed dead – reports
US reported to have had hand in death of heir to al-Qaida ‘sometime in past two years’

Julian Borger in Washington and Guardian staff

31, Jul, 2019 @8:46 PM

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Without territory or new recruits, Islamic State is in its death throes | Jason Burke
Dimninished and cornered, the terrorist group has lost its appeal for young Muslims

Jason Burke

17, Feb, 2019 @9:22 AM

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What Trump gets wrong about the Osama bin Laden killing
The president claims the US should have ‘caught’ the al-Qaida leader earlier, but that ignores basic details of the raid

Jason Burke

19, Nov, 2018 @9:03 PM

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