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Blackwater security contractors are seen in a helicopter in Baghdad in 2007. The company changed its name to Xe in 2009, amid controversy surrounding the killing of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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A Pakistani shepherd in Abbottabad walks past the hideout of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a U.S.-led ground operation early Monday. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bin Laden Mission Called For Navy's Elite SEAL Team

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U.S. Forces Kill Osama Bin Laden In Pakistan

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Obama To Announce New National Security Team

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With Rebels In Retreat, What Are U.S. Options?

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NATO TO Enforce No-Fly Zone Over Libya

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Artillery Fire Reported In Libya

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