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Osama Bin Laden Dead

A Look at the Essential Navy SEAL Books of the Global War on Terrorism

Scott DiMarco | Posted 12.10.2014 | 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.

Ex-Navy SEAL Makes No Apologies For Going Public About Bin Laden

AP | By KEN DILANIAN | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most conseq...

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...

Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden Has Jail Term Overturned

Reuters | Jibran Ahmad | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Pakistan on Thursday overturned a 33-year jail term handed down to a doctor who helped CIA agents find al Qaeda...

Report Reveals 'Gross Incompetence' In Bin Laden Case

Al Jazeera | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

On the night of May 1, 2011, US special forces launched a raid deep into Pakistani territory to capture or kill al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. ...

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...

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...

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...

More Bin Laden Photos Found By CIA

Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

The Central Intelligence Agency recently found additional photos of Osama Bin Laden's corpse, the Department of Justice acknowledged in a Friday lette...

Esquire's Navy SEAL Story Skipped Key Details, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Esquire's interview with the Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden is under fire for a questionable segment surrounding the military service m...

WATCH: Bin Laden Shooter Criticized 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

A new Esquire report is making headlines for its in-depth profile of the Navy SEAL Team Six member who shot and killed Osama bin Laden. The former SEA...

Drone Wars: The End of History?

Barry Lando | Posted 01.25.2013 | World
Barry Lando

"LONDON -- A prominent British human rights lawyer said on Thursday that a United Nations panel he leads would investigate what he called the 'exponen...

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...

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...

Still in the Dark

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

What was this significant information? We are not told, but we are told what it was not: It was not the courier's true name or location, and it was not about the house in Abbottabad, where bin Laden was staying.

Michael McAuliff

'Zero Dark Thirty' Tortures Truth, Top Senators Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The portrayal of torture leading to the U.S. killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden in the new movie "Zero Dark Thirty" is bogus, t...

Obama Handily Wins Third Debate

Matt Zeller | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Matt Zeller

Tonight's third Presidential debate featured a battle between Obama the Professor-in-Chief vs. Romney the student-who-didn't-do-the-reading. As someone who has ADD, even I had trouble keeping up with many of Governor Romney's non-linear arguments.

Can a Movie Swing an Election?

John Stockwell | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
John Stockwell

If you aired a movie two days before a presidential election, could it change the outcome of the election? If the election is going to be as tight as predicted, could the retelling of one of the highlights of the president's first term capture enough undecided voters to have a real impact?

Book Reveals Obama's Wishes If Bin Laden Was Captured

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new book says President Barack Obama hoped to put Osama bin Laden on trial, showing the U.S. commitment to due process under law, if t...

Offensive Anti-Obama Sign Signals 'Threat'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

An anti-Obama sign posted next to a busy road in Albany, Georgia suggests the president is a "threat." The banner, owned by Richard Thomas, reads: ...

The Need for Truth

Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr.

Valerie Plame is right in defending a Navy Seal's right to give a true account of the raid which took out Osama Bin Laden. The issue at stake is the right of enlisted personnel and junior officers to tell the truth about their combat experiences. That truth needs to be known.

Why Is the U.S. Government Bullying an American Hero?

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Valerie Plame Wilson

We have heard riveting stories of heroism and valor from one of the soldiers who participated the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. His book is by most accounts devoid of any classified information. So are U.S. government officials angry that he wrote a book, or that his book came out before their movie?

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...

Why No Easy Day Matters

Kevin Maurer | Posted 10.31.2012 | Books
Kevin Maurer

The public deserves to hear Mark Owen's account of the Bin Laden raid for many reasons. Chief among them is that though Bin Laden is dead, others will plot to attack the United States. We will need more men like the SEALs who answered the call in Abbottabad last May.