Is Bin Laden's death a defining moment for Obama?

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The operation to find and kill Osama Bin Laden has given President Obama an instant boost in the polls - especially when it comes to his handling of national security.

The hunt for the al-Qaeda leader was launched by George W Bush nearly a decade ago after the attacks of 9/11.

But as Matt Frei reports, it is the current president who could see the death of Bin Laden become a defining moment of his leadership.

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