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Pakistan Accused of Hiding Osama Bin Laden

In the days after the May 2, 2011, mission in which U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, speculation rises over whether top Pakistani officials knew he was living in the country. In a press conference on May 18, 2011, Defense Secretary Robert Gates weighs in on the diplomatic controversy.

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