This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-10 of 10 discussions (10 posts)

Do you think killing Osama Bin Laden was the "best" idea?

  1. puddingicecream profile image74
    puddingicecreamposted 7 years ago

    Do you think killing Osama Bin Laden was the "best" idea?

  2. Writer David profile image80
    Writer Davidposted 7 years ago

    Was killing over 3,000 innocent people the "best" idea?  I'd say no..  Was killing Osama bin Laden the "best" idea?  Absolutely, unequivocally YES.

  3. drdspervez profile image67
    drdspervezposted 7 years ago

    Killing somebody does not mean end of terrorism,you have to find the roots of terrorism and that is not an easy task.    smile


                                                    DR.DURRESHAHWAR PERVEZ

  4. strikerman profile image59
    strikermanposted 7 years ago

    Osama Bin Laden is a simple to Al-qa'ida

    sure killing Osama will not end alqa'da  but his death was a best idea yeeeeeeeeeees of course

    and killing the next leader also will be the best idea and the next..etc

    they are make our blood cheap and free

    and we should fight forever , they will never stop so should we too



    long answer sorry

  5. profile image0
    vinsanityposted 7 years ago

    I think that the majority of the world wanted him gone, but with any political action, there will always be an opposer to the idea.

  6. KK Trainor profile image61
    KK Trainorposted 7 years ago

    Yes. He was the number one enemy of the U.S., by his own choice, and he paid the price.

  7. WindMaestro profile image59
    WindMaestroposted 7 years ago

    It was absolutely the best idea. Capturing him would mean endangering our homeland even further, with a violent response from radical Muslim extremists. Killing him was the best idea, because he was key to the running of Al Qaeda. In a cut the head off of the snake scenario, many planned acts of terrorism have been stopped cold, or at least temporarily out of qualified leadership. Instead of the "hermit" image portrayed of Osama in his compound, he was actually the motherboard of the entire operations of Al Qaeda. (He had even planned a 10th Anniversary terrorism plot for September 11, 2011)
    So yes, killing Osama Bin Laden was the "best" idea, because it eliminated a wanted and powerful enemy in a very swift and professional way.

  8. Ken Barton profile image59
    Ken Bartonposted 7 years ago

    Killing Osama was an appropriate response.  He waged war on the USA and thought nothing of killing 3000 innocent Americans.  He would have killed every American in the world if he had the chance.  Taking him out quick without hesitation took care of any double dealing and politicking that might have taken place otherwise.

  9. kwade tweeling profile image91
    kwade tweelingposted 7 years ago

    The media told us numerous times that he had key information on strike plans, bases, and procedures that would have been very useful for "combating terror." If this is all true, I cannot see how eliminating him and creating a martyr for a bunch of psychos, without first extracting information, was good.

    Barring that, I'd say his death was a necessary event.

    (I get the feeling based on popular vote, I will be voted down for this. It seems people are voting down on here because they don't like someones opinion rather than relevance. C'est la vie.)

  10. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    not at all in the grand sceme of things. capturing him would have been the right thing to do but i'm thinking there was a reason why he was killed that few want to talk about. we can't prove if he is alive or dead because they say he was burried at sea which in itself is the stupidest thing i've heard in years. i have no problem with killing someone like him but the way they did it was not only very suspicious but by saying he had to be burried within 48 hours for religious reasons makes me wonder what is really going on. if your foolish enough to believe the U.S. government, you haven't learned anything.

 
working