Sept. 11, 2012: A blaze erupted during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This 2010 image, provided by IntelCenter, shows Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi in a posthumous video message posted on extremist websites. The al-Qaida double agent killed seven CIA operatives, a Jordanian spy and himself when he set off a bomb strapped to his body at a base in Afghanistan in December 2009. AP/IntelCenter hide caption

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Following the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, the image of the al-Qaida leader was one of a man in hiding, watching himself on videos and plotting. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani security personnel stand guard outside the house in Islamabad where family members of al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden are being held. Aamir Qureshi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed. (May 3, 2011, file photo.) Getty Images hide caption

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