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Osama Bin Laden Pakistan

Being Pakistani, Hearing That Your Government Hid Bin Laden and Believing It

Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.24.2014 | World
Akbar Shahid Ahmed

We Pakistanis are long past faith in our institutions -- often, we're the first to suspect that they've played a hand in ruining our nation. We just don't like it when the West points that out. All this fear and cynicism make for a heavy burden.

Judges Wary Of Osama Bin Laden Photo Release

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

BY FREDERIC J. FROMMER, ASSOCIATED PRESS Federal appeals court judges seemed skeptical Thursday about forcing the government to release photos and...

US-Pakistani Relations "Challenging," Says Ex-Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.19.2012 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Asked if the Pakistani government or the ISI could have possibly been involved in harboring Osama bin Laden, the former PM replies, "This is totally untrue."

Laughing Through Tragedy

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

In a country ruled by the military for most of its existence, where the ruling elites are better known for corruption and thievery, where is the little guy supposed to find relief? Humor is what keeps Pakistanis sane.

Bin Laden Burial Ship Visits Hong Kong

Posted 07.23.2011 | World

The aircraft carrier that handled Osama bin Laden's controversial burial at sea visited Hong Kong on Sunday amidst tight security. As the Wall Str...

Potential Juror In Terrorism Trial Wants Out, Has Oprah Tickets

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

Jury selection began Monday in the case against Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, who is accused of helping a former boarding school friend serve as ...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: U.S. Should ‘Re-Engage’ With Pakistan In Wake Of Osama Bin Laden's Death | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As some lawmakers call for the United States to cut aid to Pakistan following the death of Osama bin Laden there earlier this month, Hou...

Osama Bin Laden Conspiracy Theories Abound: Doubters' Defiance

Michael Kugelman | Posted 07.11.2011 | World
Michael Kugelman

There is little America can do to disabuse the conspiracy theorists of their delusion that it was all one big lie. This is significant in Pakistan, where the doubters are an emboldened lot with recent history on their side.

Beginning the End of America's Longest War

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

With Osama bin Laden now dead, it's going to be a lot easier to begin pulling out of Afghanistan. The only question left to ask is how fast this drawdown will be accomplished.

U.S. May Be Able To Question Bin Laden's Wives

Posted 07.10.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pakistan may let U.S. investigators question the wives of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. official said, a decision that co...

Osama Bin Laden Mission Agreed In Secret 10 Years Ago By U.S. And Pakistan

The Guardian | Declan Walsh in Islamabad | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar to last week'...

Obama On Taking Out Bin Laden: 'Justice Was Done'

Posted 07.08.2011 | World

"Justice was done," President Barack Obama said in an interview with Steve Kroft on CBS's "60 Minutes." Regarding the Osama bin Laden mission, Obama s...

Amanda Terkel

Top Lawmakers Argue Against Suspending Aid To Pakistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee defended aid to Pakistan on Sunday despite lingering questions about how much th...

Bin Laden's Abbottabad Compound A Tourist Destination Or Shrine?

Posted 07.05.2011 | World

Much of the focus on Osama bin Laden’s $1 million compound up to now has been on what happened inside the 18-foot walls during the U.S.-led raid tha...

Pakistan Pays U.S. Lobbyists To Deny It Helped Osama Bin Laden

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters/Tim Reid) - Pakistan's Washington lobbyists have launched an intense campaign on Capitol Hill to counter accusations that Islamaba...

2008 Book Raises Possibility Pakistan Knew Where Bin Laden Was

The Providence Journal | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

Governor Chafee says he does “not rejoice in violence,” but recognizes that the death of Osama bin Laden will probably bring solace and some closu...

Behind The Hunt For Bin Laden

New York Times | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- For years, the agonizing search for Osama bin Laden kept coming up empty. Then last July, Pakistanis working for the Central Intelligenc...

Jennifer Bendery

Key Senator: Bin Laden May Have Lived At Compound For Up To Six Years | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Monday that Osama bin Laden had been living on the compound where he was...

Marcus Baram

Why Did Bin Laden Hide In Plain Sight? | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

This story has been updated NEW YORK -- After living on the run in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, why did the world’s most wanted terrorist decide...

What Is Your Reaction To Osama Bin Laden's Death? Submit Your Stories

Posted 07.02.2011 | College

Last night, President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden, ending a ten-year search for the man responsible for the terror attacks on Septemb...

Omar Bin Laden: Next Al Qaeda Leader Will Be Even Worse (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an interview with ABC News, Omar bin Laden, son of Osama, has warned that the next generation of Al Qaeda terrorists may be less disciplined and ev...

Obama's War On Terror: Proceed With Caution

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Bruhns

The newest U.S. troops who've arrived in Afghanistan kicking off President Obama's 30,000 troop surge have already seen action. Unfortunately, not against those who attacked us on 9/11.

U.S. Nowhere Near Finding Bin Laden: Informers Executed

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Qaeda and the Taliban are executing suspected U.S. informants in Pakistan in a campaign to terrorize potential spies and reinforce the authority of...