1. Delay - They really needed to be damn fucking sure it was Osama before they released the info.
They had the address last year, they were trailing his courier for 10 years, they wouldn't send in a squad without 100% knowing it was him.
2. Gaddhafi's family - I don't think anyone gave a shit about this in the first place.
Innocent children are innocent children no matter who their grandfather is. Would it be right to kill my daughter because I once did bad stuff?
Thats not a good attitude to have.
Practically speaking, killing bin Laden really does very, very little to change the state of global terrorism as a whole.
This is true, I don't think it changes anything to be honest. He hasn't been prominent for a long time and there's plenty more just like him.