A year later, news organizations are still in the dark about certain details. If you read Nicholas Schmidle's piece in The New Yorker about the killing of bin Laden last August, you may think all the details have been nailed down, but CBS News believes (and has been hawking) a slightly different set of details.
According to Mark Follman, writing in Mother Jones: "You don't have to be a conspiracy theorist to be still scratching your head about the end of Osama bin Laden.
The story of the daring U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden on May 1 has been recounted many times, but Nicholas Schmidle at The New Yorker has just come out with the most complete version of the tale yet. Schmidle's long, "cinema...
Washington Post | The New Yorker Nicholas Schmidle‘s gripping account of the Navy SEALs’ raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout is packed with new and compelling details, writes Paul Farhi. The piece in this week’s New Yorker… Read more
The Cutline - The August 8 issue of the New Yorker contains a riveting account of the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. The 8,500-word story, "Getting Bin Laden," was written by freelancer Nicholas Schmidle, who gives a gripping pla...
Excerpts from Nicholas Schmidle's piece "Getting Bin Laden," as published in the August 1 issue of the New Yorker magazine.