After more than a decade of hunting for him the US has finally caught up with and killed Osama bin Laden.

Thousands of lives have been lost in several countries in what the US calls its "war on terror" - from Afghanistan and Pakistan to Iraq and London, where civilians bore brunt of attacks and retaliatory attacks.

In the end it cost almost $1.3 trillion to get the elusive al-Qaeda founder.

Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports on what lies ahead.

Source: Al Jazeera