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Osama Bin Laden Killed

Republicans On Torture, Post-Osama Bin Laden: Defending Against Prosecution?

Carla Seaquist | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

In these days since President Barack Obama announced that a SEAL team killed Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist, notice how quickly Re...

Geronimo... E-KIA: Cooler Heads Prevailed... Got'em!

Ryan Mack | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Ryan Mack

President Obama goes on Oprah with the First Lady and the first and largest breaking news story of her interview was the release of the coveted long f...

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...

America and Pakistan: Partners With Diverging Interests

Malou Innocent | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

Despite what U.S. officials would like to believe, no amount of pressure will make Pakistan modify its policies, especially when it comes to reigning in extremists it's been nurturing for more than 30 years.

What Does Donald Trump Have Left?

Danny Groner | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

After all is said and done, what kind of damage will Trump's "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week" have on his future?

WATCH: 'SNL' Releases Bin Laden's Last Will & Testament

Posted 07.08.2011 | Comedy

It's been a week since the world learned of the death of Osama bin Laden, and "Saturday Night Live" got it's first crack at the story this weekend. As...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Dick Cheney Warns Against Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned the Obama administration on Sunday not to hasten the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan...

Andrea Stone

Osama Bin Laden Home Video Released (WATCH) | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Newly released video and information about the cache recovered from Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan reveal a bit of vanity in t...

NYU Business Student Makes Bin Laden T-Shirts, Then Decides To Refund Money

Posted 07.06.2011 | College

When Maurice Harary, an NYU business school student, heard that Osama Bin Laden was dead, he sprung into action. By 3:30 on that fateful Monday mornin...

Osama Bin Laden Home Videos Expected To Be Released

Posted 07.07.2011 | World

LOLITA C. BALDOR and KIMBERLY DOZIER, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Newly released videos show Osama bin Laden watching himself on television and ...

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

Osama Bin Laden Does Not Get To Hijack This Sunday

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Since Sept. 11, 2001, I've lost track of the number of times I've personally invoked that dayin prayer or sermons. But bin Laden will not be the topic of my sermon this week.

12 Questions About Bin Laden

Russ Baker | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

Can those who were tough on Bush apply the same standards and skepticism to the Obama administration, or is everything partisan and self-serving now?

See Real Evil, Do No Evil

Jenna Arnold | Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact
Jenna Arnold

I will take this event as a time of reflection, a time to remember those who perished on September 11, 2001, and the many others who lost their lives to the workings of Osama bin Laden.

Killing And The Myth Of Closure

John Thatamanil | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
John Thatamanil

Studies on families of those who have suffered violent loss suggest that an execution does little to move these families toward a new level of health and functionality, even though they may be active campaigners for capital punishment.

WATCH: How Obama Really Wanted To Make His Bin Laden Announcement

Posted 07.06.2011 | Comedy

Actor, comedian and dancer Iman Crosson, also know as Alphacat on YouTube, has been impersonating Barack Obama since he became a candidate for preside...

Obama: Fighting a Smarter War on Terror

Ashwin Madia | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Ashwin Madia

Two developments -- from the use of key intelligence that came from means that didn't include torture to the president's decision to not release photos of a dead bin Laden -- demonstrate a more deliberate way of fighting this war.

Bin Laden Raid Garners Mixed Reactions In Europe

Posted 07.06.2011 | World

Changing details about Osama bin Laden's final moments have raised concern in Europe over the handling of the raid. As the New York Times reports,...

Morality of Killing Bin Laden Amid Unseemly Celebration

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

In imagining how we Americans would react to the news that Osama bin Laden had finally been killed, I expected mass expressions of relief. But what I never anticipated was the celebrations.

How Bin Laden's Killing Could Create New, If Fragile, Opportunities For Obama

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Abroad, and possibly at home as well, the killing of Osama bin Laden offers President Obama the rarest of political gifts: the opportunity for a fresh...

WATCH: Condoleezza Rice Insists 'Saddam Hussein Was A Threat'

Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sat down with Lawrence O'Donnell Thursday night on MSNBC's 'The Last Word.' O'Donnell discussed the de...

Dissecting the Photo of Obama in the Situation Room

Danny Groner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

While some have turned the photo into a meme, others have reflected on its significance, particularly Obama's and Hillary Clinton's expressions.

Can We Now Learn the Real Lesson of Bin Laden's Death?

Johann Hari | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Johann Hari

If we follow the path of returning to sanity, al Qaeda will wither. Bin Laden knew that. We know that. Now that he is gone, will we finally stop playing into his cold, dead hands?

Humor A Common Theme In Bin Laden Chatter On Twitter, Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

The news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed broke Twitter records, and a new report by the Pew Research Center takes a look at what people said in t...

Bin Laden's Abbottabad Hideaway

Maryam Khan Ansari | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Maryam Khan Ansari

Osama bin Laden couldn't have picked a more strategic location than a city where the prevailing mentality is "mind your own business" and where citizens refuse to take note of what the neighbors are doing.