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Osama Bin Laden Death

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Osama bin Laden's Death

Posted 07.01.2012 | Media

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Few Americans will forget where they were when they heard the news. Reports of ...

Bin Laden's Compound Rubble Goes On Sale

Posted 05.01.2012 | World

What to do with remnants of the world's most loathed terrorist leader's final home? Sell them, naturally. In February, heavy machinery tore down ...

Dan Froomkin

Torture Didn't Help Find Bin Laden, U.S. Senators Say | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Two senators privy to classified information angrily dispute the claim by a former CIA official that the Bush administration's coercive interrogation ...

LOOK: On Bin Laden Anniversary, Al Qaeda Most Wanted

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

By The Associated Press -- On May 2, 2011, Navy SEALs shot and killed al-Qaida leader and Sept. 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden in his home in Abbotta...

Mike Sacks

Bin Laden Raid: 'Obama Made The Decision' | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan appeared on three separate Sunday morning programs to discuss the administration's eff...

New Book Reveals Details Of Bin Laden's Last Days

Posted 04.27.2012 | World

Not only was family life a source of solace for Osama bin Laden, the former al Qaeda leader strongly believed polygamy was a religious obligation. The...

Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death Prompts Terror Bulletin

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a bulletin Wednesday warning of possible terror attacks on the one year anniversary of Osama bin ...

Their Eyes Were Watching The President

Connie Cuellar | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Connie Cuellar

The union hall for UAW Local 400 in Sterling Heights, Mich. was packed with supporters to watch the Obama campaign's 17-minute re-election movie, The Road We've Traveled, which debuted Thursday night at more than 300 campaign-organized watch parties across the country.

Al Qaeda's Secret Hate For Fox News

Posted 03.16.2012 | Media

Materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound following his death in May 2011 reveal that Al Qaeda has major issues with Fox News. Columnist Davi...

Defense Secretary: Pakistani Doctor Provided Key Information To U.S. In Advance Of Bin Laden Raid

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is acknowledging publicly for the first time that a Pakistani doctor provided key information to the U.S....

The Most Searched News Story Of 2011

Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

Microsoft's search engine Bing released a study on Monday, reporting the top ten most searched news stories of 2011. Bing said the study was based ...

Obama Administration: Photos Of Bin Laden's Body Must Remain Secret

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Public disclosure of graphic photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden after he was killed in May by U.S. commandos would damage na...

Al Qaeda Vows To Exact Revenge For bin Laden's Death

AP | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 10.20.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- Al-Qaida in Iraq has vowed to carry out "100 attacks" across the country, starting in the middle of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, to ex...

Watch: U.S. Officials: Al Qaeda On Brink of Collapse

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

The killing of Osama bin Laden and seven years of drone strikes against Al Qaeda's leadership have left the organization near collapse according to U....

Al Qaeda On Brink Of Collapse, U.S. Officials Say

The Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

U.S. counterterrorism officials are increasingly convinced that the killing of Osama bin Laden and the toll of seven years of CIA drone strikes have p...

First Lady Asked What She Knew About Mission That Resulted In Bin Laden's Death

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama was asked what she knew about the U.S. mission carried out earlier this year that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in an ...

Federal Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges Against Bin Laden

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Federal authorities used DNA from "multiple family members" and facial recognition technology to identify the body of Osama bin Laden...

Navy Ship That Buried Bin Laden Returns To San Diego

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

CORONADO, Calif. — Thousands of sailors aboard the USS Carl Vinson jubilantly returned to their home port Wednesday, four days before Father's D...

Sources: Pakistan Arrests Multiple C.I.A. Informants Involved In Bin Laden Raid

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and KATHY GANNON | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Pakistan's intelligence service has arrested the owner of a safe house rented to the CIA to observe Osama bin Laden's compound before th...

Aircraft Carrier Involved In Bin Laden Burial To Return Home

Coronado, CA Patch | Kimberly Cunningham | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

The USS Carl Vinson is scheduled to pull into its home port on Wednesday morning. The Coronado-based aircraft carrier and its nearly 6,000 sailors hav...

Bush-Era CIA Mistakes Under Fresh Scrutiny

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has opened a torture and war crimes grand jury investigation into the interrogation and death of a prisoner ...

Mladic v. Bin Laden: A Tale of Two Raids

John Feffer | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
John Feffer

The peaceful arrest of Ratko Mladic signaled that Serbia is ready to become embedded in the web of rules and regulations of the EU. In contrast, the U.S. got its man, but demonstrated that it still hasn't grown out of its comic-book phase.

Clinton: Osama Bin Laden Raid A Watershed Moment For Pakistan

AP | By ANNE GEARAN and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 07.27.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- The killing of Osama bin Laden is a watershed moment for Pakistan's confrontation with homegrown terrorism, U.S. Secretary of State Hilla...

Responding to Pakistan's Civil War: Cut the Aid, Increase the Trade

Rob Asghar | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

Is Pakistan an unambiguous and unambivalent friend of America? No. But that does not mean it should be turned into an enemy.

PHOTOS: 'Jihad Joe,' America's Most Wanted Jihadists (PHOTOS)

J.M. Berger | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books
J.M. Berger

Today, Al Qaeda's Americans number among the world's most wanted terrorists, devoting their lives to the work of military jihad in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen and beyond.