How Is Osama Bin Laden's Assassination Justified

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Osama Bin Laden. One man. A man responsible for thousands of deaths of innocent people. Bin Laden was the leader of the terrorist group named Al Qaeda. Bin Laden’s attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001 made the Americans angry and want to search for and kill him. After 10 years of searching for Bin Laden, he was found in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan. Osama Bin Laden was then found in a mansion. In my opinion, I believe that Osama Bin Laden’s assassination is justified because his planned attacks killed thousands of innocent people, he knew that he was wanted in the United States so he hid, however some may argue that his assassination is unjustified because the beliefs of his organization made him act upon the actions that he he chose First and foremost, Osama Bin Laden’s planned …show more content…
Osama Bin Laden was found and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan on Monday, May 2 of 2011. It took over ten years to find Osama Bin Laden after the September 11 attack on the United States. A named Husain Haqqani, former ambassador of Pakistan, now currently a journalist for South Asia admitted that the Pakistani government had been helping Bin Laden go into hiding. “Haqqani concedes that someone in Pakistan clearly protected bin Laden from 2006 to 2011.” (Business Insider). They weren’t sure if the Pakistanian society and citizens were helping him hide or the Pakistani government was helping him hide from the U.S. and The New York Times states, “Osama bin Laden’s house, a three-story concrete building, mostly concealed behind concrete walls as high as 18 feet, topped with rusting strands of barbed wire. This was where Bin Laden hid for nearly six years, and where, 30 hours earlier, Navy SEAL commandos shot him dead in a top-floor bedroom.” (Gall) The fact that Osama Bin Laden had to hide from the Americans in mansion, with 18 foot wall makes it even more

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