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CIA Thwarts New Al-Qaeda Bomb Plot

The CIA uncovered a plot by a Yemeni Al-Qaeda affiliate to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner with a “sophisticated” underwear bomb — around the one-year anniversary of bin Laden’s death.

This Memo Killed Osama

This handwritten — and largely illegible — note by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave the go-ahead to proceed with the attack on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad. Powerful stuff.