...It was a near-textbook operation, despite the near-failure of one of the helicopters carrying the raiders. They all made it into bin Laden's high-walled compound in Pakistan, sliding down ropes in darkness, as they've done on so many raids hunting militants since al-Qaeda declared war on the United States...
This satellite image provided by GeoEye shows the compound in Abbotabad, Pakistan, where Osama bin Laden lived. AP
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