The World from Berlin – ‘In Obama, Terror Has Finally Met Its Match’

Americans and their allies are celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden, but the long-term consequences of the killing remain unclear. German commentators praise President Obama’s resolve but warn that al-Qaida remains a threat.

It took 10 long years, but the news that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden had been killed in a US commando raid delighted Americans and led to rejoicing in the streets of several American cities. “The death of bin Laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al-Qaida,” said US President Barack Obama on Sunday evening, announcing that the al-Qaida leader was dead.

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