When U.S. commandos stormed Osama bin Laden's compound earlier this month, they spent much of their time on the ground shoving papers, CDs and thumb drives into huge document bags strung around their necks. That sweep was considered an integral part of the operation, and it confirmed what the intelligence community had long believed: that bin Laden was obsessive about documenting everything.
Much has been said about the death of Osama bin Laden. We’ve heard reaction from all around the world from Ground Zero to the Arab world. KUNC commentator Pius Kamau has an African perspective of what bin Laden’s death means for his country.