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Taking Credit For Killing Osama Bin Laden Sparks Debate

AP | By KEN DILANIAN | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama...

Robert O'Neill, Ex-Navy SEAL, Reveals He's The One Who Shot Osama Bin Laden

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Robert O'Neill, a 38-year-old ex-Navy SEAL, revealed he's the one who shot Osama bin Laden in a 2011 raid, the Washington Post reported Thursday. O...

On 9/11, Osama bin Laden Set a Trap To Lure America Into Perpetual War. Is He Winning?

H. A. Goodman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Osama bin Laden is the reason we're fighting ISIS today and the reason we've wage two wars in the Middle East. His vision for chaos in ...

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In U.S. Prison

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) - A seemingly unrepentant Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentence...

Thirteen Years Later -- Here We Go Again!

Richard W. Kropf | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Richard W. Kropf

One can only wonder when we'll ever learn. Wars fought in vengeance can only lead to more war. The impulse to strike back without any comprehension of why we were struck only leads to more strikes.

13 Years On, Our Choice Is Between America and Fear

Robin Koerner | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Minimizing risk at reasonable cost is the action of a sensible man or nation. Trying to eliminate all risk at any cost -- not only financial, but also of principle -- is the action of a man or nation that has become obsessive, compulsive, scared, or all three.

When Addressing ISIL, Don't Forget Al Qaeda

Philip Seib | Posted 11.08.2014 | World
Philip Seib

A case can be made that Al Qaeda is more potent now than it was when led by Osama bin Laden.

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

Steve Horn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

While many states around the U.S. have released information to the public about the frequency and routes of trains carrying oil obtained from hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in North Dakota's Bakken Shale basin, holdouts still remain. Why the delay? Homeland security concerns, claim some companies.

Cheney Never Shoots Straight

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is trying hard to salvage his legacy, so he is resorting to spin, distortion and lies. But why is the media paying attention to him?

Appeals Court Issues Partial Win To Bin Laden's Personal Assistant

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama bin Laden. Th...

Senate Report Makes Conclusion On Role Of Torture In Bin Laden Hunt

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence...

REPORT: Pakistan Sheltered Bin Laden For Years

The New York Times | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

Shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks, I went to live and report for The New York Times in Afghanistan...

U.S. Troops Unloaded 'Over A Hundred Bullets' Into Osama Bin Laden's Dead Body, Sources Claim

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

A new report at SOFREP, a website for U.S. special operations forces, claims to shed light on the issue of why photos of slain al Qaeda leader Osama b...

Lindsey Graham Praised Obama's Syrian Chemical Weapons' Outcome... Until He Achieved It!

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What Graham himself called a "terrific outcome" six months ago is now weakness on the part of the president that invited Putin to invade the Ukraine.

Son-In-Law Of Bin Laden Goes On Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to k...

CIA Chief Revealed Secret Information To Film Scriptwriter, Documents Reveal

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly declassified documents show Tuesday that former CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed secret information to "Zero Dark Thirty" ...

Twelve Years After 9/11: Let's End the Politics of Fear

Robin Koerner | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Since 9/11, it seems that the American Left and the American Right have agreed on something of profound importance: We're scared. The politics of the last 12 years have been the politics of fear.

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...

Bin Laden AK-47 Being Displayed At 'Secret' CIA Museum: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

An AK-47 found next to the body of Osama bin Laden is on display in a "secret" museum at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters, NBC's Richard E...

Report: Bin Laden Wore Cowboy Hat To Evade Detection

Posted 07.10.2013 | World

How did the world's most wanted terrorist -- a 6-foot 4-inch tall man whose face was plastered on televisions around the globe -- manage to avoid capt...

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...

Ryan J. Reilly

CIA Doesn't Have To Release Dead Osama Bin Laden Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The CIA doesn't have to release photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse being buried at sea, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Judici...

Court Smacks Down Appeal On Bin Laden Photos

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden duri...

Company Started By Bin Laden's Father Spared From 9/11 Lawsuits

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Five relatives of Osama bin Laden and a construction company started by the father of the al-Qaida founder cannot be held liable for the S...

New Details Emerge In Osama Bin Laden's Death

Posted 03.27.2013 | World

A third member of SEAL Team 6 has come forward with new details of Osama bin Laden's death, calling into question previous, highly-publicized accounts...