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    The path to Osama bin Laden

    An Al Qaeda sus­pect who was sub­jec­ted to harsh in­ter­rog­a­tion tech­niques at a secret CIA pris­on in early 2004 provided a clue, the nom de guerre of a mys­ter­i­ous cour­i­er, that ul­ti­mately proved cru­cial to find­ing Osama bin Laden, of­fi­cials said. Here’s a look at some key steps along the way:

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    Published: May 4, 2011
    Sources: Times research
    Credits: Megan Garvey, Ben Welsh, TimelineSetter
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