As the world seeks more information about the operation that brought down the globe's top terrorist, President Obama prepares to make his first visit Thursday to the World Trade Center site since the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death.
Obama extended an invitation to former President George W. Bush to join him at the site of bin Laden's most infamous attack. But Bush, who began the hunt for bin Laden, declined, saying he'd rather stay out of the spotlight. In today's Gotta Watch, we chronicle the aftermath of bin Laden's attacks and death.
Bush's big moment – He may want to be out of the limelight now, but George W. Bush was thrust into the spotlight following the September 11, 2001, attacks. In an effort to help the nation heal and show solidarity, Bush headed to where the World Trade Center stood to let the world know America was hurt, but not broken. "I can hear you. The rest of the world hears you. And the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon," he said.
Capturing bin Laden step-by-step – It's everything you want to know about the plot to nab Osama bin Laden. From the operational details to the team that fired the fatal shot, get the play-by-play of how the U.S. was able to track and kill bin Laden.[cnn-video url=http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2011/05/03/natpkg.obl.reporters.roundup.cnn]
A picture worth 1,000 words – It's the photo that may become the definitive image of the Obama presidency. President Obama and his national security team intensely watch the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. Now people are analyzing it and altering it to add unique twists.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2011/05/03/moos.the.death.stare.cnn "]