As you all know he is still alive and threatining new attacks on america. What happened when we went after him in afghanistan, according to gary bernsten who was a special operations commander on the ground leading 500 american special op's along with 2000 afghan fighters. Had picked up a walkie talkie, off a dead taliban fighter and listened to communications of the enemy talking about the need to get bin laden out of the tora bora region. He then explains how he called washington and requested U.S. troops on the ground to block any escape of bin laden. That request was denied and bin laden escaped into pakistan. This was on c-span book review, disscussing his book jawbreaker. Why did they deny this action, anybody have insight or have the book. Seems after that missed opprutunity, the focus turned towards iraq.