“To discuss that intelligence and develop a plan [to hunt bin Laden], [President Barack] Obama chaired five National Security Council meetings from mid-March until late April, with the last two on April 19 and April 28–last Thursday. The next day [April 29, 2011], Obama gave the order for the mission, officials said.”

 – “How U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden,” CNN.com, May 2, 2011