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Osama Bin Laden Killing

Osama Bin Laden -- The Truth Be Told

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Michael Brenner

The account of unsavory chicanery in high places once again spotlights the deceit that now is the hallmark of how our government works. Here are a few crucial points essential to assessment of Seymour Hersh's interpretation.

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.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

On this week's NBC special about the killing of Osama bin Laden, Brian Williams repeatedly held up the famous photo of administration members watching the raid and asked those in the photo, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" This week also brought the latest job numbers, which revealed the lowest percentage of adults working or looking for work in 30 years. Maybe Williams should tape a follow-up special where he holds up a copy of the jobs report and asks administration members, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" Contrasting the White House's relentless focus on the bin Laden operation with its lack of relentless focus on the economy is enough to make one want to scream. Hmm, maybe Edvard Munch could paint it and we could raise $120 million to help the unemployed.

David Axelrod Hits Karl Rove Over False Claim

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal Thursday to slam the Obama re-election campaign's 17-minute documentary as being "riddled with ...

Justice Stevens: Bin Laden Killing Legal

Diane Marie Amann | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Diane Marie Amann

Stevens said targeting a known individual for death was different from killing anonymous enemies in time of war, but that the May 2 operation that ended bin Laden's life was different.

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...

Amy Lee

How Tech Helped Take Down Osama Bin Laden | Amy Lee | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

It is possible to pinpoint several key junctures where technology played an important part in the takedown of Osama bin Laden, though significant gaps...