Very little is known about the Islamic State leader who is often compared to Osama bin Laden and has been called "the world's most dangerous man." But an interview with a jihadist who was reportedly jailed with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a...Show More Summary
The U.S. government seems to go to great lengths to get people out of the country if they don’t want them here. And not just the now-defunct INS on undocumented immigrants— more like, how fast the government moved to Osama bin Laden’s relatives out of the country immediately after the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
The Only Easy Day was Yesterday -- Navy SEAL Saying 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. Show More Summary
This article from Dec. 6, 1993, by Robert Fisk of The Independent, titled, "Anti-Soviet warrior puts his army on the road to peace," is stunning to consider 20 years later. Osama bin Laden, fresh off the US-backed mujahadin's victory over Russia in 1989, flew his men, materials and money down to Sudan, ostensibly to start public works projects. Show More Summary
A Senate report says harsh CIA interrogations did not lead to the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The Senate Intelligence Committee found that the detainee that provided key information did so before he was submitted to enhanced interrogation. The CIA questions that account.
After Osama bin Laden was killed by US special operations forces, the pro-torture CIA crowd pointed to the raid as evidence that human rights-abusing questioning can produce essential intelligence. And this debate was revived when the film Zero Dark Thirty implied the same point. Show More Summary
Ezra Klein: [JON CHAIT IS RIGHT.](http://prospect.org/article/jon-chait-right): "The New Republic, Jon Chait's magazine... >...published an acrobatic cover story by Jeffrey Goldberg that likened Walt and Mearsheimer to Osama bin Laden, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, Father Coughlin, Charles Lindbergh, Patrick Buchanan, Louis Farrakhan, and David Duke. Show More Summary
One of America's elite special operations units was back in the spotlight when a SEAL claiming to be the "trigger man" who killed Osama bin Laden in May of 2011 decided to reveal his identity on a Fox News special last month. A recent...Show More Summary
Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions, before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission… after a sixteen hour delay. In August 2014 Barack Obama delayed a rescue mission for James … Continue reading ?
The shots fired by members of SEAL Team Six which killed Osama Bin Laden were the combination of tactics and technology pioneered seventy years ago by men like Frank Monteleone, who is now one of the last of the first World War II SEALs. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Leading journo explains why killing Osama didn't end the war -- and why Bill Maher & co. get Islam wrong
ABC News talks to the first drone operator to fire a Hellfire missile from a Predator platform, you know, since it’s becoming popular to talk about your secret operations these days. He says that he once found Osama bin Laden a year before the 9-11 attacks made bin Laden a priority target. However the drones […]
For 3 ½ years since the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill managed to keep a lid on the last major secret from that historic mission: His own name. Journalists and producers had chronicled nearly every second of the May 2, 2011, raid in news articles, documentaries and a major Hollywood film. Show More Summary
Rob O'Neill is a Redskins fan. He also happens to be the Navy SEAL who reportedly shot and killed Osama bin Laden. On Saturday, O'Neill attended the Redskins' team meeting.
A year before he was the first pilot to ever unleash a Hellfire missile from a Predator drone in combat, airman Scott Swanson said he was at the controls of another Predator back in 2000 when a man believed to be Osama bin Laden was...
The risks of ISIS getting a nuclear bomb are small. But they are not zero. The group represents the greatest nuclear terrorist threat we have faced since Osama bin Laden talked with Pakistani nuclear scientists about how, exactly, he...Show More Summary
Part Two of a talk with Robert O’Neill, the ex-Navy Seal who says he personally shot to death Osama bin Laden, is the channel’s most popular documentary.
It takes a special person to land two national magazine covers at the same time: Bruce Springsteen, Osama bin Laden... and now Taylor Swift, whose haunting visage appears on the covers of both Time and Bloomberg Businessweek. As you might be able to tell from the respective images, only one... More »
Osama Bedier explains that Google Wallet stumbled because they were forcing an idea to a market that was not yet ready for it.