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Osama Bin Laden Raid

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 militar...

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?"...

New York Times Magazine’s Bin Laden Cover Story Prompted Debate Inside The Paper

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.22.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- The cover of Sunday's New York Times magazine featured a blurry image of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden and posed a provocative qu...

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 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 ...

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: How One Texas Bill Could Make It Impossible For Minors To Get Abortions | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. On this week's podcast, we look into Texas legislation restricting access to abortion for minors, compare and contrast federal bill...

A List Of Books Osama Bin Laden Should Have Been Reading

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

We've known for a while that Osama bin Laden's Pakistani hideout was inundated with myriad porn videos at the time of the 2011 raid that took him down...

Seymour Hersh: 'I Am Not Backing Off Anything I Said'

Slate | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media

In a blockbuster 10,000-word story for the London Review of Books this week, longtime New Yorker investigative journalist Seymour Hersh called into qu...

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams' False 2003 Iraq Helicopter Claim Draws Scrutiny To Other War Exploits | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- In the wake of “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams' suspension for lying about being on a helicopter that took fire in Iraq in 20...

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Scott DiMarco

With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.

Author Who Wrote Firsthand Account Of Bin Laden Raid Is Under Criminal Probe

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say a former Navy SEAL who wrote a firsthand account of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under...

Report: DNA Test Confirmed Bin Laden's Identity After Deadly Raid

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Secret budget documents show that a U.S. military laboratory in Afghanistan analyzed DNA from Osama bin Laden's corpse and confirmed his...

Document Leaked By Snowden Sheds Light On Bin Laden Raid

Washington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

The U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden was guided from space by a fleet of satellites, which aimed dozens of separate receivers over Pakis...

Report: Bin Laden Came Close To Capture During A Speeding Stop

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 07.09.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden was able to live in Pakistan undetected for nine years because of a breathtaking scale of negligence and...

Troops In Bin Laden Raid Revealed, Defense Report Says

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. special operations forces who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden were in uniform and wearing nametags during a CI...

Matt Sledge

Osama Bin Laden Raid Member Has Traumatic Brain Injury | 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...

GOP Rep: CIA Was 'Very Sloppy' With Bin Laden Film

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Several weeks after overseeing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed the name of the raid c...

WATCH: A Look Back At Obama's Historic Bin Laden Announcement

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

Two years ago today, President Barack Obama addressed the nation and announced Osama bin Laden -- the leader of al Qaeda, the organization believed to...

Ryan J. Reilly

Court Considers Release Of Postmortem Bin Laden Photos | 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.

How Zero Dark Thirty's Unflinching Objectivity Opens the Film Up to Simplistic Accusations of Ideological Partisanship

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is going to be a lot of debate over the next few months about just where on the political divide Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty happens to sit.

New Bin Laden Death Details Revealed

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Internal emails among U.S. military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden's burial at sea from the USS Carl Vin...

EXCLUSIVE: See The Romney Clip Cut From Movie On Bin Laden Raid

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment

National Geographic has allegedly cut a clip of Mitt Romney out of the film "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," in which the Republican pres...

Look Familiar? Whistleblower Unveils Satellite Images Of CIA's Bin Laden Raid Training Facility

Posted 10.12.2012 | Technology

A website has unveiled satellite images of the building where Navy SEALs allegedly prepared for the mission to kill Osama bin Laden -- and the layout ...

WATCH: Former Navy SEAL Speaks To '60 Minutes' About Bin Laden Raid

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette says SEALs raiding Osama bin Laden's Pakistan hideout last year shot him dead instead of capturing him...