Osama’s Obituary — “I am a person who loves death,” the inspiration of the 9/11 attacks one said. “If I am to die, I would like to be killed by the bullet.” The U.S. obliged him on Sunday. Read TIME’s account of his life and death. His life in pictures, here.
Symbolic Victories — “The killing of Osama bin Laden is more of a symbolic victory for the Obama administration than a game changer for the US strategy in the “Greater Middle East,” writes Marwan Bishara on AJE; Indeed, Bin Laden’s death holds more symbolism than significance, argues TIME’s Tony Karon.
In Plain Sight — The world’s most wanted man was found in a ‘mansion’ in Abbottabad, Pakistan. TIME’s Aryn Baker asks what that means for Pakistan and the ISI.
Letter from Libya — In the New Yorker, Jon Lee Anderson looks at Libya’s “ragtag” rebels and wonders if they can, in fact, defeat Gaddafi.
In Pictures — Light Box features Martin Parr’s quirky, compelling photographs of ordinary Britons celebrating the wedding of the… oh never mind. But seriously, these pictures are good.