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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 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?"...

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 question...

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 advisors f...

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: How One Texas Bill Could Make It Impossible For Minors To Get Abortions

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

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...

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...

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Pentagon: Bin Laden Raid Book Contains Classified Info

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A book about the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden by a former Navy SEAL who p...

Pentagon Threatens Ex-SEAL With Legal Action Over Bin Laden Book

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Books

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The Pentagon warned on Thursday in a letter to a former U.S. Navy SEAL that he was in material breach of non-disclosu...

Joshua Hersh

'No Easy Day': Bin Laden Book Author Defends Decision To Write

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.30.2012 | World

The author of a new book on the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden included a defense of his decision to publish his insider account in the fin...

Ex-Navy SEAL Behind Osama Bin Laden Book Faces Death Threats

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

* Military pledges "to hold members accountable" * Name, photograph posted on al Qaeda website By Andrea Shalal-Esa and ...

Here's Your Chance To Kill Osama Bin Laden Yourself

Posted 08.18.2012 | Weird News

Now you can take out an international terror suspect without breaking the bank -- or going to Pakistan. It was only a matter of time before someone...

Andrea Stone

Doctor Who Helped Nab Osama Bin Laden Now Rots In Pakistan Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials have called him a hero. Leaders of his own country labeled him a traitor. And some who accuse him of medical malpractice ...

Bill Clinton Talks Secret Hillary Kept From Him

Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Bill Clinton found out about Osama bin Laden's death from President Obama, not his wife. "I'm pretty sure that I was notified by the White House, ...