After the towers fell, I remember being in a yahoo group where people questioned if what we were doing – drawing cartoons on the internet – was appropriate anymore.
I said that not only was it appropriate but that it was necessary. We were attacked because of how we lived and what we were free to do.
It sounds like bin Laden spent the last few years of his life unable to live as he liked and without much freedom. Ironically, if he had lived in and embraced the freedoms available in the US, he could have had the freedom to practice his faith and lived.