Hot Topic - The Death of Osama bin Laden


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Enhanced Interrogation Techniques = Torture? Enhanced Interrogation Techniques are neither ethically or politically correct and are not more successful means of interrogation. According to many experts there is no proof that EITs are more successful in obtaining information. Some believe otherwise.

By Madison Dearie, Oceanside, CA 06/05/11 .

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Bin Laden Death May Signal Beginning of the End of War on Terror. Now is a time to look toward a better future, and wait in anticipation for the much-needed end to the war on terror.

By Chloe Miller, The Jagwire, Nortwest High School, Germantown, MD 5/24/11

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Video Game or Reality? It would make an awesome video game. After 9 years, 7 months and 21 days, the most wanted terrorist and the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, has been located. But it was not a game. It was real.

By Gabe Schlieve, Puma Tracks, Insight School of Wisconsin, Grantsburg, WI 5/23/11

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Osama bin Laden's Death: A Cause for Celebration? Although the death of the infamous Al-Qaeda leader signaled the end of a dark chapter in America's history, it also poses new questions. Will this event hinder the global Salafi-Jihadist movement, of which Al-Qaeda is a member? Has America's reaction to Osama bin Laden's death been morally appropriate?

By Staff Editorial , The Fourth Estate, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA 5/23/11

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Dulaney students and teachers react to Bin Laden's death. The opinion that holds the most attention across Dulaney questions if what has been done is a decade late justice or if it is merely an attempt at revenge. While students joke about what he deserved and how he should have died, one student said our reaction is hypocritical.

By Jordan Sarnovsky, The Griffin, Dulaney High School, Timonium, MD 5/17/11

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Is Osama bin Laden's Death a Victory? While there may not be a definite or clear answer to whether or not justice has taken place, the most wanted terrorist in the world is gone. The way bin Laden was killed may have been wrong, but the friends and family of the victims of the 9/11 attacks may be able to sleep better at night knowing one of the worst villains to come around in many years has finally expired.
By Cole Coffman, The Ridge Review, Dakota Ridge Senior High School, Littleton, CO 5/16/2011
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Osama bin Laden's Death Brings Closure for 9/11 Victims. Bin Laden's death will help the image of President Obama, who has been viewed as weak on terrorism. Also Obama has gained trust from the American people.
By Eyrn Williamson, The Talon, Clover High School, Clover, SC 5/6/2011
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Secret Mission Shocked the World. The news of Osama bin Laden's death is shocking the entire world. It was an operation so secret, only a select few U.S. officials knew what was about to happen.
By Matt Mechalko, The East Edition, South Lyon East High School, South Lyon, MI 5/6/2011
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Killing of bin Laden Stirs Controversy. Many reacted with shock upon hearing the news, yet opinions on the significance of bin Laden's death to the war varied.
By Federica Brandi, The Prospector, Manitou Springs High School, Manitou Springs, CO 5/4/2011
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Americans Celebrate the Death of Osama bin Laden. People gathered in jubilant crowds at the White House and at Ground Zero to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden. However, as I read the stories about people gathering to celebrate I can't help but feel the way Americans are acting was wrong.
By Shilpa Amalkanti, The Flash, Rocklin High School, Rocklin, CA 5/3/2011
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News Analysis: Mixed Feelings. A lot of people think that now the whole thing is over. Other people think that something bigger is going to happen.
By Elizabeth Speight, Rider Times, Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, Washington, DC 5/3/2011
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News Analysis: Finally at Peace? My reaction to Osama bin Laden dying is I think that people can finally be at peace with themselves knowing that victory was achieved.
By Jiria Pender, Rider Times, Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, Washington, DC 5/3/2011
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News Analysis: Be Careful. I think that the fact that bin Laden is dead WILL NOT stop anything. In fact, things may get worse because he had lots of followers and was a religious and political leader.
By Kayonna Jones, Rider Times, Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, Washington, DC 5/3/2011
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Osama is Dead, Now What?. This event also showed me that many of my friends are paranoid conspiracy theorists. Personally, I can't help but be interested in what they're saying. Although some of them are definitely outlandish and ill-informed, I feel almost certain that there is more than meets the eye to this story.
By Erika Devine, The Tiger Eye, Union-Endicott High School, Endicott, NY 5/2/2011
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Al-Qaida Figurehead bin Laden Is Dead. Ever since September 11, 2001, U.S. forces have been tracking Osama bin Laden. Today, May 2, 2011, Osama Bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by U.S. forces.
By Tristan K., The Blue and Gold, Saline Middle School, Saline, MI 5/2/2011
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History Repeats Itself: Osama bin Laden Is the new Pancho Villa . Pancho Villa, one of the biggest Mexican military generals of all time, escaped capture by U.S. forces after his 1916 killing spree in New Mexico. The United States sent military expeditionary forces to chase him across the border into Mexico.
By Ellen Brandell, The Devil's Advocate, East Jordan High School, East Jordan, MI 3/28/2011
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