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Osama Bin Laden Dead

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: After Bin Laden -- Impact on al Qaeda, Torture, Bush, Obama?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgMary and Wayne Barrett debate what bin Laden's demise says about Obama -- no more 97 pound weakling! -- and about W and torture. Then, should Dems duplicate Rove's secret money machine?

America and Pakistan: Partners With Diverging Interests

Malou Innocent | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Malou Innocent

Despite what U.S. officials would like to believe, no amount of pressure will make Pakistan modify its policies, especially when it comes to reigning in extremists it's been nurturing for more than 30 years.

EXCLUSIVE: Why Doug Stanhope Doesn't Believe The Official Bin Laden Story

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

Doug Stanhope is one of the most original comic voices working today. A raconteur in the style of the late Bill Hicks, the wildly abrasive Stanhope re...

The Post-Osama Muslim American

Wajahat Ali | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

The rich and complex identity of Muslim American communities is now personified by a terrorist leader who suffered from narcissism and a compulsive need to release YouTube videos.

What Does Donald Trump Have Left?

Danny Groner | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

After all is said and done, what kind of damage will Trump's "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week" have on his future?

U.S. Wants Access To Osama Bin Laden's Wives

AP | By CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The United States wants access to three widows of Osama bin Laden being held by Pakistani authorities, something that could help answer q...

WATCH: 'SNL' Releases Bin Laden's Last Will & Testament

Posted 07.08.2011 | Comedy

It's been a week since the world learned of the death of Osama bin Laden, and "Saturday Night Live" got it's first crack at the story this weekend. As...

Amanda Terkel

Top Lawmakers Argue Against Suspending Aid To Pakistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee defended aid to Pakistan on Sunday despite lingering questions about how much th...

Bin Laden Papers, Videos Are Largest Intelligence Cache Ever

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials will mine the secrets of Osama bin Laden by poring over an intelligence haul seized at the time of his death that a top W...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Dick Cheney Warns Against Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned the Obama administration on Sunday not to hasten the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan...

Bin Laden Is Dead -- What Comes Next?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

-- After an extraordinary week of events in the United States and abroad, one thing is clear: Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of American forces...

Andrea Stone

Osama Bin Laden Home Video Released (WATCH) | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Newly released video and information about the cache recovered from Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan reveal a bit of vanity in t...

Tortured Logic, Continued

William Hartung | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
William Hartung

The Obama administration got bin Laden through persistent intelligence gathering and well-coordinated military action. But now right-wing ideologues are trying to argue that the key to the success was torture.

NYU Business Student Makes Bin Laden T-Shirts, Then Decides To Refund Money

Posted 07.06.2011 | College

When Maurice Harary, an NYU business school student, heard that Osama Bin Laden was dead, he sprung into action. By 3:30 on that fateful Monday mornin...

Analysis: Reimagining Obama After Gutsy Bin Laden Raid

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It was just a firehouse chat with the guys of Engine 54 in lower Manhattan. But President Barack Obama delivered a message he hopes...

Repercussions of the Killing of Bin Laden

James Zogby | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Confusion regarding "human shields," "firefights," and "burial at sea" has provided grist for the media mills. These have allowed the story to play out in ways that reflect the predisposition of the storytellers.

Osama Bin Laden Home Videos Expected To Be Released

Posted 07.07.2011 | World

LOLITA C. BALDOR and KIMBERLY DOZIER, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Newly released videos show Osama bin Laden watching himself on television and ...

Elizabeth Rubin: Our Strange Dance With Pakistan

New York Review of Books | Elizabeth Rubin | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

Osama bin Laden's death in a mansion in exclusive club house territory of retired Pakistani officers has exposed the terrible paradox at the heart of ...

Al Qaeda Vows Revenge For Osama Bin Laden's Death

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.06.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Al-Qaida vowed to keep fighting the United States and avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, which it acknowledged for the first time Friday in...

Friday Talking Points [166] -- Osama Bin Laden Is Still Dead

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mission freakin' accomplished. I don't care how ironic that sounds to some, it's true. Osama Bin Laden declared war on America, waged that war for ye...

After OBL: McGovern/Jones Push for Real Withdrawal Plan

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The bipartisan legislation is unique in that it carries with it the prospect of a roll call, in which every member of the House will have to choose a side: open-ended war in Afghanistan, or a clear plan for military withdrawal?

USA! USA! It's Soccer!

Alan Black | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

The root of the spontaneous eruption of USA! chants exhibited around the country on the news of Bin Laden's demise can be found at last year's World Cup finals.

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

Osama Bin Laden Does Not Get To Hijack This Sunday

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Since Sept. 11, 2001, I've lost track of the number of times I've personally invoked that dayin prayer or sermons. But bin Laden will not be the topic of my sermon this week.

Talking To Children About Bin Laden's Death

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

Most of our kids know that killing is "bad." So the celebration of this man's death certainly has the potential to generate confusion in our children.