We've moved on to other news stories since then: the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf, the shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Arab Spring, the killing of Osama Bin Laden and the 2012 presidential campaign, for...
This is from a couple of days ago, but it fits with widespread reports of angry Palestinian protests against President Obama. To get an idea of what we’re dealing with here, a poll taken in the wake of Osama Bin Laden’s killing showed that nearly half of Palestinians... -
Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, let's look at the people who trespassed into the Domino Sugar Factory earlier this month! A counterterrorism authority has cited photographs on urban exploration website as being aids for terrorists. [ more › ]
The arrest of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, has led to a fresh examination of a little-known chapter in George W. Bush’s “War on Terror’ -- secret talks between U.S. and Iranian officials in 2002 and 2003 aimed at working out an excha …
A controversial bus ad campaign in San Francisco prompt backlash. The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored the bus ads which feature an Osama bin Laden and terroristic images. One of the campaign ads on Muni buses show the twin towers burning in the background. The San Francisco bus ads include the tagline, “That’s his [...]Show More Summary
Pamela Geller, most famous for fighting what she called the “ground zero mosque” in New York, bought ads on the sides of 10 San Francisco buses that feature hateful quotes from Osama bin Laden, accused Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan and...Show More Summary
Last Friday, the U.S. government announced it had captured Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and al Qaeda’s one-time chief propagandist, in Jordan. His capture appeared like a major coup. When the U.S. invaded Taliban-controlled Afghanistan in 2001, Abu Ghaith told Aljazeera, “the planes will not stop,” referring to more 9/11-style attacks. In reality, however, [...]
Controversial bus ads are roaring into San Francisco. The campaign, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, includes one running on 10 of the city's Muni buses with an image of Osama Bin Laden and the burning twin towers with the tagline, “That’s his jihad. What’s yours?” The ads supposedly quote from extremists, including one [...]
A day will undoubtedly come when Osama bin Laden will occupy the same place in 21st century history books as Gavrilo Princip holds in the histories of the 20th Century. Both committed acts that provoked great wars, brought down empires and profoundly altered their times.
As Katie reported on Friday, the Obama administration has chosen to prosecute Osama bin Laden's son-in-law in a Manhattan civilian...
On national security, it gets worse and worse: In a year of intense public interest over deadly U.S. drones, the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, terror threats and more, the government cited national security to withhold information at least 5,223 times – a jump over 4,243 such cases in 2011 and 3,805 cases in [...]
The Democrat’s political victory on this issue is fairly obvious. Magnanimity rather than mockery would go a long way towards winning those last Republican holdouts over to Maddow’s side of the argument.
By Frank Moraes I don't know much about Osama bin Laden. But I'll tell what I think of him. Unlike most people, I don't think he was a crazy and evil man. I think he was an entitled rich boy. This allowed him to be just like rich guys all over the world: absolutely certain that whatever stupid thought entered his brain must be right. Show More Summary
Syrian shopkeeper Osama fled the fighting in Aleppo convinced he would be welcomed in Europe. Five months later, he is stuck in near-bankrupt Greece, where money and sympathy are scarce.Beaten up and robbed by traffickers when they arrived...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Friday to conspiring to kill Americans, becoming one of the highest-ranking al Qaeda figures to face trial in the United States for crimes connected to the S...
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow took Republicans to task Friday night for their hostility to trying terrorism suspects, particularly Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, in federal courts. Maddow pointed to the successful federal prosecution of the first World Trade Center bomber, Ramzi Yousef, and other terrorists like Sheikh Omar Abdel-
(Scott Johnson) The New York Times reports: Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who once served as a spokesman for Al Qaeda, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Friday morning in federal court in Manhattan, where he was charged with conspiring to kill Americans. Show More Summary
Supporters of national security and the Constitution are rightly outraged about learning that Sulaiman Abu Ghaith—the al Qaeda spokesman who is also Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law—appeared today in federal court in New York City. And it raises the next stage in the critical debate that started with Sen. Show More Summary
Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law is going to be tried in a civilian court in New York, raising the ire of Republicans. One of the unmet promises from President Barack Obama’s first term involved closing the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and bringing suspects to the continental United States for trial. Two days after [...]