Reportage from Al Jezeera
After DNA evidence was obtained to prove authenticity, and handling the body of Osama Bin Laden “in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition,” US forces on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson buried him at sea – the North Arabian Sea. The country of his birth, Saudi Arabia, had apparently declined to accept the remains.
Reportage from the New York Times
Some points of view
Killing of bin Laden: What are the consequences? Glenn Greenwald
Death of Osama Bin Laden ‘pretty irrelevant': Robert Fisk ABC Melbourne (with audio)
The Tactical Irrelevance of Osama Bin Laden’s Death – Stratfor (email address required)