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Osama Bin Laden Dead

Will Bin Laden's Death Make A Difference? Please Let It Make A Difference

Dr. David Liepert | Posted 07.03.2011 | Religion
Dr. David Liepert

It's difficult to conceive of a worse Muslim curse or Islamic affliction than bin Laden. Seeking to drive a wedge between Muslims and non-Muslims in America, he ignited a firestorm.

Osama Bin Laden Is Dead. Discuss

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 07.03.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

More than a shouting match or purely intellectual exchange of opinion about bin Laden's demise, Facebook became a forum for authentic spiritual examination. It was fascinating.

Pakistan Is Not a Strategic Ally But an Irresponsible Client State

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Whether Pakistan had known about bin Laden's whereabouts remains a question. But the fact that we are even asking should help clarify one issue: Pakistan is an unreliable client state whose core national interest doesn't correspond to U.S. interests.

What if a Republican President Had Captured Osama Bin Laden?

Chris Matthews | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Matthews

Obama does what they only dream of doing and all he gets is a week off from having to show his driver's license. The president and his people didn't strut about it. That's what makes them different.

The 9/11 Generation Heals, Proves Its Patriotism

Heather Smith | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

In the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the nation's young people have been accused of everything from apathy in 2004 to rebuilding the face o...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Ratings Jump On Terrorism, Afghanistan | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A handful of new national polls conducted in the immediate aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death reveal happiness and relief combined wit...

We're Not at War With Islam, But Let's Do Everything We Can to Make it Look Like We Are

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The administration's efforts to avert retaliation by bin Laden's supporters was probably just canceled out this morning when it was reported the commander of the SEAL unit embellished the mission's communications with: "For God and Country."

Why Was Osama Bin Laden Buried at Sea?

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

Just hours after he was killed in a United States-led operation, Osama bin Laden’s lifeless body -- bathed, wrapped in a sheet and placed in a weig...

WATCH: How Most Of The World Thinks Americans Are Celebrating Osama's Death

Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy

ATV? Check. American flag? Check. Gun? Check. Dead terrorist? Damn straight, that's a check. Even as we've all breathed a colle...

Hamas, bin Laden and Palestinian-Israeli Peace

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

How can any Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement be reconciled with the totally divergent positions of the two Palestinian movements towards bin Laden's legacy and the peace process?

The Alternative Osama

Roderick Spencer | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Roderick Spencer

I don't agree with our president that it's a "great day for America." The death of Osama bin Laden is something other than great.

Jason Linkins

Amanpour Made Eerie Allusion To Bin Laden's Whereabouts On 'Real Time With Bill Maher' | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

Amanpour alluded to a source who suggested bin Laden had stashed himself in a "nice comfortable villa" in Pakistan. Unfortunately, Real Time is a freewheeling panel show, so whatever significance the moment had was lost amid the crosstalk.

UCLA Geographers Predicted Bin Laden's Possible Location In 2009

Posted 07.03.2011 | College

According to the Science Insider, UCLA geographers semi-accurately predicted the position of Osama bin Laden's hideout way back in 2009. In a pap...

Photos Of Bin Laden's Sea Burial To Be Released?

Posted 07.03.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States may release later on Tuesday photos of Osama bin Laden's burial at sea but no final decision has been made,...

WATCH: Obama Reacts To Osama Bin Laden Joke

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy

President Barack Obama had a wider grin than normal when Seth Meyers' joked about Osama bin Laden on Saturday night. Now it all makes sense. Plans ...

White House: Bin Laden Not Armed During U.S. Assault

Posted 07.03.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed when U.S. special forces stormed his compound in Pakistan but he did resist befor...

Michael McAuliff

Lindsey Graham: 'Pour It On' In Afghanistan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham declared on Tuesday that President Barack Obama's kill strike on al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden was a bold succ...

Osama Bin Laden's Dysfunctional Family Life

Yahoo! News | David A. Graham | Posted 07.03.2011 | Divorce

As the expression goes, behind every great man stands a great woman. Osama bin Laden showed himself to be something else, reversing the formula during...

Osama Bin Laden's Code Name

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

"We have a visual on Geronimo," CIA director Leon Panetta told President Obama and his advisors, according to The New York Times. He was using the ...

The End of Fear?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

After 9/11, the weird possibility grew in many people's minds that any stranger could be a killer. Now that bin Laden is dead, I hope that feeling is also dead.

Obama Going On '60 Minutes' To Talk Bin Laden

Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

President Obama will appear on Sunday's "60 Minutes" to discuss the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Obama will speak with Steve Kroft, who is his inter...

Death and Resurrection

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Robert D. Stolorow

The terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 was a devastating collective trauma that inflicted a rip in the fabric of the American psyche. In horrifyin...

WATCH: 10 Years Of Mocking Osama Bin Laden

Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy

Since Osama bin Laden's death was reported, America's favorite national pastime has been ridiculing the life and death of the 9/11 architect. But such...

Fascinating History Of The SEAL Team That Took Down Bin Laden Post | Posted 07.03.2011 | World - Sources are reporting that Osama bin Laden, the Al-Qaeda leader who avoided capture for nearly a decade after engineering the attacks of...

The Death of Bin Laden a Definite Game Changer Maybe

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

These events could be a game changer, not just for Obama's presidency but for U.S. foreign policy as well, or they could become another excuse to keep doing the same thing.