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Bin Laden Raid

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" ...

Clinton Takes Jab At Biden

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

While speaking at a gathering of the National Association of Convenience Stores on Tuesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton subtly jabbed at...

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...

Conservative Radio Host Makes Absurd Obama Claim

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Conservative radio host Bryan Fischer presented the possibility that President Barack Obama was photoshopped into the iconic White House Situation Roo...

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...

Pentagon Reviewing NAVY Seal Story For Secrets

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says it is reviewing an Esquire magazine article on a Navy SEAL's account of his role in the May 2011 raid that killed...

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...

Panetta Suggests Consequences For Bin Laden Book Author

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is suggesting that a retired Navy SEAL be punished for writing a book giving an inside...

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...

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 ...

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...

Navy SEAL In Bin Laden Raid Condemns Those Who Politicize Raid: 'Shame On Them' (VIDEO)

Posted 08.30.2012 | World

The retired Navy SEAL whose first-hand account of the killing of Osama Bin Laden contradicts official accounts of the operation and who has expressed ...

Marcus Baram

Bin Laden Was Unarmed During Raid, Says Navy SEAL

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- The much-anticipated firsthand account of the Navy SEALs raid that killed Osama bin Laden reveals the terrorist leader was unarmed and was...

Conservatives Take a Dive on Fox News Navy SEAL Leak

John Ziegler | Posted 10.26.2012 | Media
John Ziegler

Imagine if MSNBC or CNN decided to be first to endanger the life of a former SEAL and national hero for no apparent reason. How would the conservative media have responded to that?

Book About Bin Laden Raid Will Be Released On Sept. 11

AP | HILLEL ITALIE and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.22.2012 | Books

WASHINGTON -- A member of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden has written a firsthand account of the operation, triggering more questi...

Romney Surrogate Says Obama 'Pats Himself On The Back Every Night'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu (R) lashed out at President Barack Obama on Thursday for "over-aggrandizing" his role in the SEAL Team Six raid ...

Sam Stein

David Axelrod: Romney Would Be Slamming Us If The Bin Laden Raid Failed

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Obama's top political adviser insisted on Sunday that they were not overtly politicizing the killing of Osama bin Laden ...

Mission Accomplished?

Howard Fineman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Just because you can take things over the top -- and the Obama administration's made-for-tv events today are just that -- it doesn't mean that you should. Barack Obama promised to be a new and different kind of politician. If any further proof was needed that he isn't, this week -- with Bill Clinton's testimonial to his courage under fire, and with unsubtle attacks on Romney's manhood, not to mention common sense -- should finally be enough. But, in another sense, Obama is a new and different kind of politician. He's a Democrat executing the GOP media playbook better than Bush did.

Bin Laden Anniversary Poses Challenge For Obama

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

By Alister Bull WASHINGTON--It was a triumphant moment a year ago for the United States and President Barack Obama, but now the anniversary of ...

WATCH: Biden Advised Against Bin Laden Raid

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden says he advised against the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. In a speech delivered over the weekend at a Democratic congr...

Time's Bad Pick

Ward Carroll | Posted 02.17.2012 | Media
Ward Carroll

There was only one right pick for 2011's Person of the Year, one centered on the singularly most significant event of the year.

Documentary Shows There Were Last-Minute Doubts On Bin Laden Raid

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A new documentary reveals that a last-minute double-check of intelligence before the raid that killed Osama bin Laden last spring cas...

Report: Pakistan Gave China Access To Downed Bin Laden-Raid Helicopter

AP | PAULINE JELINEK and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 10.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. suspects that Pakistan retaliated for the humiliating American raid that killed Osama bin Laden by allowing the Chinese mi...

Man Who Hunted Bin Laden Identified

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

The New York Observer reports that the man who hunted Osama bin Laden has been identified. The mystery started to unravel after the AP wrote a stor...