Here are the opinion columns and editorials for today.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AMBASSADOR YOUSEF AL OTAIBA ON BIN LADEN
MAY 2, 2011
“The world is a safer place without Osama bin Laden. This forceful blow against extremism and terrorism is a significant step for all of those committed to peace and tolerance. … We applaud the men and women of the intelligence community and military for their relentless commitment and substantial sacrifice.”
THE LONG-AWAITED NEWS
New York Times
Bin Laden’s death is an extraordinary moment for Americans and all who have lost loved ones in horrifying, pointless acts of terrorism. As fresh as those wounds still are, though, we were struck by how irrelevant Bin Laden has become in the streets of Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Bahrain and Syria, where people are struggling for freedom.