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Amanda Terkel

Lawmakers Want Troops Out Of Afghanistan: 'The Sooner The Better' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) wants the United States to seriously reevaluate its commitment in Afghanistan and work on bringing troops ho...

@OsamabinLaden: Breaking News Then and Now

Krystal Ball | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media
Krystal Ball

We no longer have our experiences shaped as much by what we watch and listen to on TV. We expect to be a part of the experience and to derive our experience from many-to-many instead of one-to-many.

CHART: Why They're Really Not Releasing Dead Bin Laden Photos

Posted 07.04.2011 | Comedy

Obama has announced that he will not be releasing photos of Osama bin Laden's body. The full interview with Obama will air on "60 Minutes" on Sun...

Bin Laden's Demise: Operational, Inspirational and Motivational Consequences

Arie Kruglanski | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Arie Kruglanski

The long awaited demise of Osama bin Laden is a crowning accomplishment in the global struggle against terror. Operational, inspirational and motivational consequences are likely to unfold.

GRAPHIC: Photos Show 3 Dead Men At Bin Laden Compound

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

Photographs acquired by Reuters and taken about an hour after the U.S. assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad in Pakistan show three dead...

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.

Bin Laden and the Arab Spring: A Turning Point in U.S.-Muslim World Relations?

John L. Esposito | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

Despite political and cultural differences and perceptions of national interest, universal aspirations and principles do exist and form the basis for a new way forward.

Friend or Foe: Should the United States Cut Aid to Pakistan?

Nancy Birdsall | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Nancy Birdsall

Some are asking: if Pakistan won't help the United States, why should American taxpayers keep giving them so much foreign aid? That question misunderstands the purpose of development assistance.

Palin: 'No Pussy-Footing Around'

Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

News broke on Wednesday that the Obama administration will not release pictures of Osama bin Laden’s body as evidence of his death. HuffPost's J...

Death of a Salesman

Richard Klass | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books
Richard Klass

The main character in the play, Willy, never had the charisma or success that he craved while, in some perverse way, Osama did. But both were traveling salesmen living on pat successes and both were ultimately failures.

Petition The President: End Afghan War Now!

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

The heart and muscle of al Qaeda is no longer in Afghanistan, and the death of bin Laden confirms that it is no longer in Pakistan. If you agree, please tell our newly empowered President.

Osama Bin Laden: In The Light Of The Shadow

Kelley Harrell | Posted 07.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

I clearly feel no guilt over the loss of Osama bin Laden, and no grief for the loved ones who survive him. I don't even feel guilty for that lack, and this perhaps, should bother me most.

Jason Linkins

CNN Poll Finds That Most People Think Bin Laden Is In Hell, In Case You Were Wondering | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

I think most of us are glad to no longer be sharing the same space as Osama bin Laden, metaphysical or otherwise. But because a long time ago it was decided that it was acceptable for major news organizations to just take polls about whatever arbitrary thing happened to occur to them, CNN conducted a poll inquiring whether people thought Osama bin Laden was in Hell. Well, congratulations Hell: 61 percent of respondents say yes, Osama bin Laden will be spending his eternity in a special inferno-adjacent walled compound in Jahannam.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Poem About Bin Laden's Death For Her Kids

Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

Wondering what to tell your children about the death of Osama Bin Laden? Elisabeth Hasselbeck described what her method will be on Wednesday's "The Vi...

Pakistan, America's Feckless Ally

Malou Innocent | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

Pakistan wants to have its cake and eat it too, much like a cheating spouse. There seems to be more and more evidence, however, that it is worthwhile for America to file for divorce.

REVEALED: Bin Laden's Final Message To His Family

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

A Kuwaiti newspaper has published slain Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's last message to his wives and children. The four-page document is a will,...

Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander: Torture "Slowed Down" Effort to Find Osama bin Laden

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

Some claim the Osama bin Laden mission vindicated controversial Bush policies on harsh interrogation techniques. But according to Matthew Alexander, this is hardly the case.

The Man Who Took Down Bin Laden: A Journalism Major

Posted 07.04.2011 | College

The man whose team took down Osama bin Laden is a 1977 graduate of the University of Texas-Austin. His degree from the school? Journalism. William H....

Bin Laden's Death and the Debate Over the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan

Malou Innocent | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

To imagine that the coalition in Afghanistan can create a functioning economy and establish civilian and military bureaucracies through some "government in a box" highlights the ignorance and arrogance of our central planners in Washington.

Bin Laden Photo: Obama Makes Mistake Holding Back Photo

Steve Clemons | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

President Obama is expecting the world to trust his word, America's word, that bin Laden is gone -- but there are many doubts about American credibility in the world today.

Reacting To The Death Of Osama Bin Laden: We Should Reflect, Not Rejoice

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

As I waited for the President's speech, I realized I really didn't know how I felt. Relief? Renewed sadness over 9/11? How are you supposed to feel when your enemy falls?

Hero Dog Part Of Commando Team That Killed Bin Laden

The Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

While much about the daring raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan remains secret, one detail that has slipped out is the commando t...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Decides Against Releasing Bin Laden Photos | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will not release photos of Osama bin Laden’s dead body as proof that he was killed, White House Press Secretary...

Jack Mirkinson

NYT Story Shows Paper's Tangled Approach To Torture | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

A front page New York Times story on Wednesday shows the sometimes-tangled knots the paper has tied itself in when it comes to one word: torture. T...