Hmmn, that footage doesn't look much like a "surgical, small-scale precision operation launched from a single helicopter" even by US perspective on scale. Unless of course the Seals now have foldable Humvees too.
Time will tell if AQ has either a future lack of direction without its figure head or is further inspired by its martyred founder. I always thought that it might be better if he died (or was killed) in obscurity, peetering out as hopfully this global jihad pish will.
I bet the first thought of 72 virgins was "Oh Feck! find a place to hide quick!" Good news not just 'cos they got him,it shows that whoever takes over will also be dead meat sooner or later.
I should think quite a few of the Mainstream tolerant Muslims will be glad also.