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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...

Obama: Substance Not Smears

Michael Smerconish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

I objected when George W. Bush was the subject of undeserved, hyperbolic criticism, but the baseless scorn heaped upon President Obama makes Bush's detractors look diplomatic. The president, the office, and our nation deserve better.

Anti-Obama Tea Party Display Forced Out

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party group in northeastern Indiana took down and relocated a controversial billboard this week, following criticism of its comparison between P...

President Obama Deserves the Same Amount of Time That It Took Bush to Screw It Up, To Repair It

John K. Bennett | Posted 11.20.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

Are we content with just seeing a black man occupying the most powerful seat in this country and to see a black family occupying the White House? It's not enough to just be in the house. They must have an impact on the legacy of the country.

Cheney Jabs Obama On National Security Ahead Of 9/11

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

A day before the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, former Vice President Dick Cheney jabbed President Barack Obama over a new re...

Obama Critics Under Fire For 'Shameful' Action

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group of retired special operations and CIA officers who claim President Barack Obama revealed secret missions and turned the kil...

President Obama Does a bin Laden End-Zone Dance

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

What a difference one year makes. Last year I praised President Obama for not wanting to "spike the football" by releasing gruesome death photos of Osama bin Laden. But this year, forget spiking the football. The president is doing an end-zone dance.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

On this week's NBC special about the killing of Osama bin Laden, Brian Williams repeatedly held up the famous photo of administration members watching the raid and asked those in the photo, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" This week also brought the latest job numbers, which revealed the lowest percentage of adults working or looking for work in 30 years. Maybe Williams should tape a follow-up special where he holds up a copy of the jobs report and asks administration members, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" Contrasting the White House's relentless focus on the bin Laden operation with its lack of relentless focus on the economy is enough to make one want to scream. Hmm, maybe Edvard Munch could paint it and we could raise $120 million to help the unemployed.

Osama Bin Laden Death: A Look Back One Year Later

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

One year after Osama bin Laden's death, President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday. HuffPost's Jennifer Bendery re...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Hails 'New Day' In Afghanistan On Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a dramatic address to Americans broadcast from a military hangar outside Kabul, Afghanistan, President Barack Obama on Tuesday trumpe...

Jimmy Carter, Seven Years as Navy Officer; Mitt Romney, 0 Years in Military, 0 Years Foreign Policy Experience

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney's latest laughable attempt to "prove" he would have ordered the bin Laden raid is now based on comparing himself, supposedly as tougher, to former naval officer and President Jimmy Carter.

Romney Hits Back Against Bin Laden Charge

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney hit back Monday against President Barack Obama's campaign's charge that he might not have ordered the raid to ki...

Yep, You Heard it Here First .. and More Proof Romney Would Not Have Killed Osama bin Laden

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Sometimes it is necessary to describe the obvious. Romney would never have pursued Osama bin Laden. Democrats should keep up this story. It shows Romney for who he is, and is not.

WATCH: Obama Campaign Launches Bin Laden-Focused Attack On Romney

Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign continued to hammer GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney on foreign policy Friday, releasing a new video questioning whether th...

If Romney Were President, Osama bin Laden Would Be Alive and Free -- Here's the (Inductive) "Proof"

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Not only does Romney have no foreign policy experience whatsoever, he has also never demonstrated any independent thought about war and peace and foreign policy.

Axelrod: 'Ask Osama Bin Laden' If Obama Was Prepared To Be President

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior political adviser is defending President Barack Obama's campaign-style travels to sell his jobs program, saying "he's out there...

How Bin Laden's Killing Could Create New, If Fragile, Opportunities For Obama

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Abroad, and possibly at home as well, the killing of Osama bin Laden offers President Obama the rarest of political gifts: the opportunity for a fresh...

Obama To Honor Troops, Thank Osama Bin Laden Raid Participants

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- President Barack Obama has met with the assault forces who carried out the strike on Osama bin Laden and has awarded them a pres...

Obama Giving New York City Its Moment Of Justice On Bin Laden

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at Ground Zero and meeting with 9/11 families and first responders on...

Obama To Lay Wreath At Ground Zero

AP | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at Ground Zero and meet with 9/11 families and first responders...

Obama Keeps Poker Face After Osama Bin Laden Order

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a remarkable 72 hours of his presidency, Barack Obama carried a momentous secret and gave no hint of it as he consoled tornado v...

Bin Laden Kill Shatters Obama Soft-on-Terrorism Myth

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

During the 2008 presidential election campaign, the GOP hit plan on Obama was simple: pound him as soft on the war on terrorism. But Obama moved quickly to counter the fable.

Obama To Visit Ground Zero To Mark Osama Bin Laden's Death

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to visit New York City on Thursday to mark the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The White Ho...

Our Friend Pakistan and Other Mental Pretzels

Marty Kaplan | Posted 07.02.2011 | World
Marty Kaplan

If we had shared intelligence with Pakistan, the chances that it would not have leaked are about zero. Pakistan knows that, just as it knows that the palaver about friendship is meant to conceal as much as it reveals. We're all in on the wink.

We Must Prepare For Osama Bin Laden Trial

Politico | JEREMY D. MAYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to put five of the worst suspected Al Qaeda operatives on trial in New York City for the Sept. 11 terror atta...