The raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound, resulting in the terrorist leader’s death, has complicated U.S. relations with Pakistan. News of Bin Laden’s death is echoing across the Middle East in a region already roiled by the political unrest. What new challenges does the al Qaeda leader’s killing pose for the United States and the Obama administration in dealing with the “Arab Spring” uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa?
On May 11, expert Shibley Telhami took questions in a live web chat, moderated by David Mark of POLITICO.
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[On the possibility of ongoing secret negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea] I am always wondering if my chain is being yanked. It could also mean Kim is trying to undermine Moon, who positions himself as a broker between the U.S. and North Korea. These two potential explanations are not mutually exclusive.