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Marcus Baram

Bin Laden Was Unarmed During Raid, Says Navy SEAL | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- The much-anticipated firsthand account of the Navy SEALs raid that killed Osama bin Laden reveals the terrorist leader was unarmed and was...

Osama Bin Laden Death: A Look Back One Year Later

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

One year after Osama bin Laden's death, President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday. HuffPost's Jennifer Bendery re...

Mission Accomplished?

Howard Fineman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Just because you can take things over the top -- and the Obama administration's made-for-tv events today are just that -- it doesn't mean that you should. Barack Obama promised to be a new and different kind of politician. If any further proof was needed that he isn't, this week -- with Bill Clinton's testimonial to his courage under fire, and with unsubtle attacks on Romney's manhood, not to mention common sense -- should finally be enough. But, in another sense, Obama is a new and different kind of politician. He's a Democrat executing the GOP media playbook better than Bush did.

Man Who Hunted Bin Laden Identified

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

The New York Observer reports that the man who hunted Osama bin Laden has been identified. The mystery started to unravel after the AP wrote a stor...

Marcus Baram

Al-Zawahiri: New Al Qaeda Leader Obvious Choice, But Strategy Remains Unclear | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

The choice of al Qaeda's longtime number-two, Ayman al-Zawahiri, to replace the late Osama bin Laden as leader of the terror group did not surprise te...

Not the 9/11 Generation

Claire Gordon | Posted 08.15.2011 | College
Claire Gordon

What does it actually mean to be the "9/11 Generation"? Theories about 9/11 and the young American psyche could fill a pseudo-social-sciencey seminar syllabus.

GOP Clamor to Release Bin Laden Kill Photos Just Another Ploy

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The bin Laden killing decisively changed the public's perception of Obama and the Democrats on the terrorism issue. More Americans now say that Obama has done a better job in the war against terrorism than Bush.

RED The Book: After bin Laden, Anne Frank, My Grandpa

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Goldwasser

Some people go mad with hate and plot to take over the world, destroying anyone in their path. At the same time, the worst circumstances can bring out the hidden strengths in people, reframing their lives forever.

Beginning the End of America's Longest War

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

With Osama bin Laden now dead, it's going to be a lot easier to begin pulling out of Afghanistan. The only question left to ask is how fast this drawdown will be accomplished.

9/11 and Bin Laden: Ralph Nader Was Right... Again

Mike Amato | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Mike Amato

"Political bigotry," as Nader calls it, is responsible for the current news circus. We do wrong by our national security when our attention is so much focused on the voices of the Right instead of the voices of the right.

Jesus, Christian Theology And The Death Of Bin Laden

Greg Garrett | Posted 07.10.2011 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Jesus rejected violence as a solution for his nation, and he rejected it personally, even when given that most powerful of temptations, to save one's own life through the use of violence.

Operation Vengeance

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Dr. Philip Neches

In his darkest script for us, bin Laden could probably not have imagined that our deficit would reach a percentage of GDP only exceeded by World War II.

Amanda Terkel

Osama Bin Laden Death Skeptics' Ranks Grow | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First there were truthers. Then there were birthers. Now come the "deathers." Like their refusing-to-believe brethren, a small minori...

Marcus Baram

Bin Laden Hunter Discusses 'Disappointment' After Failed Mission | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

When Mike Bruggink first heard about the killing of Osama bin Laden last Sunday night, he admitted feeling “a little disappointed.” Not because th...

USA! USA! It's Soccer!

Alan Black | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

The root of the spontaneous eruption of USA! chants exhibited around the country on the news of Bin Laden's demise can be found at last year's World Cup finals.

The Unholy Grail

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Much as we might want peace, if we cheer Osama's death we cheer for the perpetuation of war and, ultimately, our own -- our children's -- mutually assured destruction.

Connecting The Dots: How Osama's Death Has Hijacked New York's Grief

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

To anyone who has bought into all of these symbols, I have one thing to say. If you want to honor the 9/11 tragedy, forget about symbols and remember real human beings. More death and killing won't help.

Bin Laden's Death: How Have You Processed It?

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Enough time has passed since Osama bin Laden's May 1 assassination for us to now be able to reflect, more fully and deeply, on our reactions to his de...

Capturing Osama: The Urgent Importance of Mutual Respect

Ethan Casey | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

Republished with permission from The Dawn. As I begin writing this it’s 2:00 a.m. where I am and 3:00 a.m. in New York and Washington, where exuber...

'Bin Laden Death Video' Scam Spreading On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

President Obama said on Wednesday that he will not release post-death photos of Osama Bin Laden. Nevertheless, multiple malware attacks that claim to ...

Bin Laden's Death: What I Can Now Tell My Son

Darin Murphy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darin Murphy

For the last 10 years, my boy has been busy living life in a post 9/11 world. He hasn't a clue what it was like just a few months before his birth, when the nation and the world stood still in shock and horror while the towers fell and innocents died.

Leaked Footage Of Bin Laden's Final Moments Looks Strangely Familiar (VIDEO)

Posted 07.04.2011 | Comedy

While the White House wrestles with the legal and ethical implications of releasing images of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, we have received w...

LIVE Q&A: Ask The Man Who Live-Tweeted The Bin Laden Raid Anything

The Huffington Post | Jake Bialer | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

In the last few days, Sohaib Athar (@reallyvirtual) has gone from an IT consultant living in Pakistan to the "the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid w...

American in Paris: A Different View on Bin Laden's Death

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.03.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Early Monday morning the news of Osama bin Laden's death arrived here in Paris, along with the reactions of a rejoicing America -- scenes of celebration in D.C. and New York.

WATCH: How The Osama Raid Went Down

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

As details continue to emerge regarding the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, the situation becomes a bit easier to visualize. From the helicopte...