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Osama Bin Laden Death

Obama Shut Out Eric Holder From His Decision To Kill Bin Laden

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics

The law and the country's chief law enforcer no longer matter when it comes to legality of the war on terror. A handful of top government and military...

Bin Laden Expert: Dean Baquet Wrong About NYT Magazine Story, And He 'Knows It Deep Down'

CNN | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.25.2015 | Media

Last week the New York Times Magazine ran a cover story headlined, "What Do We Really Know about Osama bin Laden's Death?"...

Bin Laden Conspiracy Theories Share One Problem

Vanity Fair | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.17.2015 | Politics

They have no factual basis, despite what you may have read in ​​The New York Times Magazine,​ argues the reporter who pieced together the story ...

What Do We Really Know About Bin Laden's Death?

The New York Times Magazine | Jade Walker | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

The history of Obama’s most important foreign-policy victory is still being written....

What It Felt Like To Be In This Room During Bin Laden's Demise

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a number of national security advisors f...

Amber Ferguson

The Most Memorable Presidential Addresses Throughout History

HuffingtonPost.com | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Sixty-seven years ago, on Oct. 5, 1947, Americans gathered around their small black-and-white television sets to watch a revolution in presidential co...

U.S. Troops Unloaded 'Over A Hundred Bullets' Into Osama Bin Laden's Dead Body, Sources Claim

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

A new report at SOFREP, a website for U.S. special operations forces, claims to shed light on the issue of why photos of slain al Qaeda leader Osama b...

9/11: Loss of Friendship, Gaining Empathy

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

After checking in to a nondescript Motel 6 and getting situated, I found my way online and finally saw the email. Our friends Ron Gamboa, Dan Brandhorst, and their young son David had been returning home, having just vacationed on the Cape, and had been on United Airlines Flight 175.

Matt Sledge

Osama Bin Laden Raid Member Has Traumatic Brain Injury

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- As the trial of Bradley Manning entered its fourth day on Monday, a filing from one potential prosecution witness revealed a startl...

New Details Emerge In Osama Bin Laden's Death

Posted 03.27.2013 | World

A third member of SEAL Team 6 has come forward with new details of Osama bin Laden's death, calling into question previous, highly-publicized accounts...

Esquire's Navy SEAL Story Skipped Key Details, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Esquire's interview with the Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden is under fire for a questionable segment surrounding the military service m...

Navy SEAL Says Military Left Him In The Cold

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

The Navy SEAL Team Six member who shot and killed Osama bin Laden has opened up about the hardships of life after the mission. In an interview with...

Ryan J. Reilly

Court Considers Release Of Postmortem Bin Laden Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judges on a federal appeals court here gave little indication on Thursday they would second-guess the Obama administration's assertion t...

Why Torture Is Still Wrong

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Kathryn Bigelow's new film, Zero Dark Thirty, has reignited the debate over the role torture should play in U.S. counterterrorism policy. Here's the CliffsNotes answer: none.

The Need for Truth

Pete McCloskey | Posted 03.30.2016 | Politics
Pete McCloskey

Valerie Plame is right in defending a Navy Seal's right to give a true account of the raid which took out Osama Bin Laden. The issue at stake is the right of enlisted personnel and junior officers to tell the truth about their combat experiences. That truth needs to be known.

Why Is the U.S. Government Bullying an American Hero?

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Valerie Plame Wilson

We have heard riveting stories of heroism and valor from one of the soldiers who participated the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. His book is by most accounts devoid of any classified information. So are U.S. government officials angry that he wrote a book, or that his book came out before their movie?

Bin Laden's Death: When a Killer Dies

Jess Coleman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Death is never something to celebrate. That Bin Laden's death has become a national interest and, as some argued, a political and strategic necessity, is a disheartening and stunning reality.

Why No Easy Day Matters

Kevin Maurer | Posted 10.31.2012 | Books
Kevin Maurer

The public deserves to hear Mark Owen's account of the Bin Laden raid for many reasons. Chief among them is that though Bin Laden is dead, others will plot to attack the United States. We will need more men like the SEALs who answered the call in Abbottabad last May.

Steven Spielberg Won't Make Osama Bin Laden Movie

Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment

Steven Spielberg isn't making an Osama bin Laden movie. That's the word from Spielberg's spokesman Martin Levy, who denied a New York Post Page Six...

What Al Qaeda Thinks Of U.S. Media Outlets And Journalists

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

Materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound following his death in May 2011, which revealed that al Qaeda has major issues with Fox News, were pub...

Osama bin Laden Documents Uncovered In Raid Released

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

On Wednesday, West Point's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) released a "treasure trove" of documents recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in the ...

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...

No Medium, No Message, No Closure?

Jody Lyneé Madeira | Posted 07.01.2012 | College
Jody Lyneé Madeira

If the federal government had the capacity to successfully arrange a secure broadcast of the execution of Timothy McVeigh in 2001, then surely it could arrange for a secure viewing of a select number of images of bin Laden's corpse now.

Who Is More Macho? Why Obama Made the Right Call on bin Laden and the Wrong Call on His Fearmongering Ad

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The Obama administration has every reason to celebrate the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's killing, as does the country. Less laudable is Obama's attack ad questioning whether Mitt Romney would have made the same call to go after the man behind the 9/11 attacks.

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Osama bin Laden's Death

Posted 07.01.2012 | Media

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Few Americans will forget where they were when they heard the news. Reports of ...