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How To Eat a Dead Terrorist

Mark Morford | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Mark Morford

So deeply mesmerized was I by Nicholas Schmidle's chillingly detailed, wildly intense New Yorker piece describing the Navy SEALs' momentous takedown of Osama bin Laden on that fateful night in Abbottabad back in May that I almost missed it.

WATCH: Obama Does What Is Necessary For Ratings Bump

Posted 10.05.2011 | Comedy

Earlier this summer, President Obama seemed indestructible. He humiliated Tea Partiers and Donald Trump by releasing his birth certificate, and the fo...

The New Yorker: What Happened That Night In Abbotabad | Posted 10.01.2011 | World

Shortly after eleven o'clock on the night of May 1st, two MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters lifted off from Jalalabad Air Field, in eastern Afghanistan, an...

Myles Miller

Obama and Bush to Unite at 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony | Myles Miller | Posted 09.29.2011 | New York

After initially snubbing President Barack Obama's offer to visit Ground Zero in May in days after the takedown of former terror chieftain Osama bin La...

Myles Miller

Obama and Bush to Unite at 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony | Myles Miller | Posted 09.29.2011 | New York

After initially snubbing President Barack Obama’s offer to visit Ground Zero in May in days after the takedown of former terror chieftain Osama bin ...

Watch: U.S. Officials: Al Qaeda On Brink of Collapse

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

The killing of Osama bin Laden and seven years of drone strikes against Al Qaeda's leadership have left the organization near collapse according to U....

Al Qaeda On Brink Of Collapse, U.S. Officials Say

The Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

U.S. counterterrorism officials are increasingly convinced that the killing of Osama bin Laden and the toll of seven years of CIA drone strikes have p...

U.S. Attack Still 'Significant Goal' For Al Qaeda: Official

Posted 09.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Striking the United States remains a "significant goal" for al Qaeda and its affiliates nearly a decade after the September 11 ...

First Lady Asked What She Knew About Mission That Resulted In Bin Laden's Death

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama was asked what she knew about the U.S. mission carried out earlier this year that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in an ...

Poll: Anti-Muslim Sentiment Grew After Bin Laden Death

Posted 09.22.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Many Muslim Americans had hoped that the death of Osama bin Laden would improve their image a...

7-7 Attacks Were Bin Laden's 'Last Successful' Operation: U.S. Officials

Posted 09.12.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden was aware of the plot in which al Qaeda militants bombed London transport facilities on July 7, 2005, but it wa...

The Guardian: CIA Organized Fake Vaccinations To Obtain Bin Laden's Family DNA

The Guardian | Saeed Shah in Abbottabad | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

The CIA organised a fake vaccination programme in the town where it believed Osama bin Laden was hiding in an elaborate attempt to obtain DNA from the...

Osama bin Laden Nixes Biking At U.S. Air Force Academy (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

Osama bin Laden may have been killed two months ago, but he's still terrorizing the U.S. Air Force Academy. Heightened security measures resultin...

Terrorism Where We Least Expect It

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.31.2011 | World
Paul Heroux

President Bush used to say that terrorists hate freedom. Actually, terrorists use freedom, need freedom and have exploited freedom.

We Need a Plan to Pull Out All U.S. Troops

Rep. Jim McGovern | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McGovern

Instead of building roads, bridges, hospitals and schools halfway around the world in Afghanistan, we should be re-directing those resources to the urgent needs of our own country.

Anna Almendrala

Rapid Troop Reduction Could Mean Civil War For Afghanistan: Panel | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The man the New Yorker referred to as "Afghanistan's first media mogul" said his country's "corrupt," "inept" and "thankless" governmen...

Business as Usual on Steroids: The Obama Administration Doubles Down on the War on Terror

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Karen J. Greenberg

Washington seems to be engaged in a wholesale post-bin-Laden ratification of business as usual, this time on steroids. Certainly, the Obama administration has a record of translating potentially propitious moments for change into strategic paralysis.

Who Is Ayman Al-Zawahiri?

Posted 08.19.2011 | World

The selection of longtime al Qaeda deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri as the successor to Osama bin Laden following last month's U.S. commando raid has prompted...

Al Qaeda Chooses Bin Laden Successor

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaeda has selected its longtime No. 2 to succeed Osama bin Laden following last month's U.S. commando raid that killed the terror le...

Pakistan and the American Learning Curve

Ethan Casey | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Our lazy and self-comforting reductionism says nothing about Haiti or Pakistan, and all too much about us Americans. The earthquake in Haiti and the floods in Pakistan were natural disasters, but didn't happen in a geopolitical vacuum.

Aircraft Carrier Involved In Bin Laden Burial To Return Home

Coronado, CA Patch | Kimberly Cunningham | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

The USS Carl Vinson is scheduled to pull into its home port on Wednesday morning. The Coronado-based aircraft carrier and its nearly 6,000 sailors hav...

WATCH: California Diver Plans Search For Bin Laden's Body

Posted 08.13.2011 | World

A self-proclaimed "expert treasure hunter" claims to be conducting an underwater search for Osama bin Laden's remains to prove that the al Qaeda leade...

A Subliminal Message from President Obama

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Barack Obama, cool and cerebral, and the opposite of homo braggadocio, was saying -- whether he was fully aware of it or not -- that this was the real "Mission Accomplished" moment.

The Dalai Lama And Osama Bin Laden: Taking Horor Seriously

Lewis Richmond | Posted 08.09.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

I ponder what the Dalai Lama said that day in Los Angeles: "If something is serious ... you have to take countermeasures." Was he referring to what I am calling "horror"?

The New Face of War

Conn Hallinan | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Conn Hallinan

The assassination of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden did more than knock off U.S. public enemy number one. It formalized a new kind of warfare, where sovereignty is irrelevant, armies tangential and decisions are secret.