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Guantanamo Bay

President Barack Obama made a big deal of turning the page on Bush-era “interrogration techniques,” but how much has really changed?

On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that the Obama administration has no evidence that the Pakistani government knew Osama bin Laden was living within its borders.

To launch his reelection bid, the president took up a longstanding American tradition: extrajudicial political assassinations.

In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, will the US alter its strategy in the 'War on Terror'? Jeremy Scahill joins Chris Hayes to explain how the death of the Al Qaeda leader will influence US foreign policy.

Osama bin Laden

The purpose of terrorism is to provoke an irrational response that makes a nation less secure and less free. In the wake of 9/11, America became that place. Can we change course?

Jeremy Scahill appears on "Last Word" to provide insight into the men who killed bin Laden.

Find links to all of The Nation's coverage of the killing Osama bin Laden, and what it means for the war on terror, here.

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On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that the Obama administration has no evidence that the Pakistani government knew Osama bin Laden was living within its borders.

May 19, 2011

If select politicians are going to see the bin Laden death photos, shouldn't others be able to see them too?

May 11, 2011

Our wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have not helped our national security, Jeremy Scahill says, and the US is actually giving people in Afghanistan a reason to want to fight America.

May 4, 2011

For Jeremy Scahill, the killing of Osama bin Laden is an occasion not for celebration but rather for reflection on the hundreds of thousands of people who have died in the past ten years.

May 4, 2011

Some call them “Murder, Incorporated.” Others say they're America's counterterrorism ”ace in the hole.” JSOC is the elite Special Ops force that has been at the tip of the spear from Bush to Obama.

May 2, 2011