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Bill Clinton on bin Laden's death

Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 01:06

May 3 - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says Osama bin Laden's death is an opportunity for closure. Simon Hanna reports.

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton makes his first public comments following Osama bin Laden's death. Clinton said that the al-Qaeda leader's assassination at the hands of U.S. forces would give Americans the opportunity for some closure. The former president said bin Laden saw those who didn't adhere to his ideology as sub human. (SOUNDBITE) (English) FORMER US PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: "He wanted to live in a world where his version of the absolute truth governed everybody - at least of his faith. And if not, you were less than human - and vulnerable to death." The current U.S. President - Barack Obama - announced news of bin Laden's death to the nation, after a briefing with his national security team. Bin Laden was killed in a fire fight with U.S. forces in Pakistan on Sunday. Simon Hanna, Reuters.

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Bill Clinton on bin Laden's death

Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 01:06