What went right in the past decade around the world – The Times

Posted: January 2, 2020 at 12:44 pm

From the return of Indias tigers to giving light to the poor, Times writers reflect on the things that made the world better

The Times,December 31 2019, 5:00pm

End of Bin Laden and BaghdadiThe targeted killing of Osama bin Laden in a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, was the culmination of a ten-year manhunt for the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks that caused almost 3,000 deaths on US soil (David Charter writes). The CIA tracked the founder of al-Qaeda through his couriers and family. President Obama rejected an airstrike for fear of missing his man and sent in a team of Navy Seals on May 2, 2011.

The terrorist threat did not go away. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi formed Isis in 2010 to establish a caliphate that shocked the world with staged executions, mass murder and sexual enslavement. His group inspired overseas attacks including the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, and the Charlie Hebdo and

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