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Cheney Never Shoots Straight

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 07.17.2014 | 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...

Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Pleads Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | World

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to be ...

Bin Laden's Arrested Son-In-Law Brought To New York

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who served as al Qaeda's spokesman was arrested in J...

Man Named Adolf Hitler Runs For Office In India

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

Another Adolf Hitler is attempting a rise to power -- this time in northeast India, Al Jazeera reports. The man's full given name is Adolf lu Hitler R...

'Zero Dark Thirty' Will Not Be Shown In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty' will not screen in Pakistan, as distributors fear inciting the ire of the Pakistani military and terrorist groups. The Guardian...

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...

Bin Laden Driver Conviction Dropped

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden who served a...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Believing Is Seeing on Veep and Benghazi

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEach party sees what it wants. Ron Reagan and Torie Clarke, for example, differ on who won Biden-Ryan - the smiling steamroller or the blue-eyed boy scout? Was Benghazi a tragedy or calamity? Then: let Obama be O'Biden!

Hell, Terror, War: Retribution And The USA

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Why does our view of hell matter? Because believers in hell believe in revenge. And according to brain chemistry studies, taking revenge and nurturing resentment is a major source of life-destroying stress.