The head of al Qaeda was killed by a team that's part of the Joint Special Operations Command, an organization most Americans never heard of. What are the benefits and the risks of high-tech, high-risk anti-terrorism compared to the long slog of counter-insurgency? Also, "rape" and "forcible rape." The battle over federal abortion funding breaks out again.
Banner image: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Official White House photo: Pete Souza