Saudi Arabian terrorist and leader of the terrorist group al-Qaeda, Bin Laden was critical in the planning and execution of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Bin Laden went into hiding shortly after 9/11, though he continued to control al-Qaeda for much of the 2000s. U.S. soldiers shot and killed him in 2011.
The timeline below shows where the character Osama Bin Laden appears in American Sniper. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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