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Osama bin Laden was a terrorist who carried out a successful attack on the United States that killed thousands of civilians. He was referred to as a "two-bit thug" by Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Jason Newton during his testimony before the House Special Subcommittee, which was convened to investigate the events of Day 1.

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  • Osama bin Laden—for years #1 on the FBI's Most Wanted List—was a commander of Al-Qaeda, an Islamic militant organization whose members orchestrated the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. On May 1, 2011, the U.S. government confirmed his death during a sting operation the day before.
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