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 […]
Part 1 of Fox News Channel's The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden snagged 2.697 million viewers yesterday at 10 PM. That's the network's most-watched 10PM hour in 2014, excluding its State of the Union Address coverage and midterm election night. Show More Summary
Fox News Channel’s heavily hyped exclusive interview with Robert O’Neill, the Navy SEAL believed to have killed Osama bin Laden, premiered last night. Part II airs tonight. On Shepard Smith‘s show Tuesday, correspondent Peter Doocy talked about his reporting for the two-night special. Show More Summary
New York Post readers who checked the tabloid’s website before 9 a.m. Monday saw the headline, “Osama bin Laden died like a pussy.” After that, readers were told the al-Qaeda leader died like a “wimp.” “However, the URL still contained the offending word,” notes a Romenesko reader. “Sometime during the date, they changed the URL, … Read More
Some special operators and vets are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit for killing Osama bin Laden. Others say they have gotten used to the idea that their brethren might break the code of silence and seek to profit from their deeds.
The Navy SEAL who was one of the men who shot Osama bin Laden and then went public with his story of the raid on the terrorist leader’s compound is now under criminal investigation.
Mark Owen — not his real name — is under investigation by the government for telling “60 Minutes” the story of the 2011 mission to kill Osama bin Laden. Owen talks to CBS again, this Sunday, about how the government has come after him...Show More Summary
When Tom Bergeron sat down this week with HuffPost Live’s Nancy Redd, there was an immediate, obvious connection. Redd, as Miss Virginia, competed in 2003 in the Miss America pageant, the same year that Bergeron hosted. Later on in the...Show More Summary
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for conspiring to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists. The conviction in March of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, one of the most prominent al Qaeda operatives...Show More Summary
NO WAY 9/11 was carried out by "dying" Bin Laden, 19 men who couldn't fly a damn kite. STILL have NO EVIDENCE Osama was connected, like Iraq — Donte' Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) July 20, 2009 Now he says: Just to be clear, I no longer feel the way I did in that tweet 5 years ago. … Read More
It's been exactly two years since citizen photojournalist Osama al-Habaly disappeared into regime custody as he crossed from Lebanon back to his home country of Syria. His friends and colleagues tell CPJ they have not heard a definitive word about him since....
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The most notorious phony Navy SEAL, AJ Dickens has finally been sentenced for his antics. He claimed to be the guy who shot Osama bin Laden, took out Pablo Escobar and that Tom Clancy fashioned his John Clarke character on Dickens’ story. He ripped off investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars. he never served […]
Earlier this month, Indian authorities arrested seven people for publishing a photo of India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, alongside figures such as George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden, and Adolf Hitler, under the headline, "Negative Faces." The seven, who could face lengthy prison terms if convicted, are but the...
In its campaign against al Qaeda, the CIA prototyped a creepy doll weapon. It was an Osama bin Laden action figure, and it offered an intriguing feature. Instead of a kung-fu action grip, The face of the figure was painted...
Barack Obama constantly takes himself prisoner and then magically wins his own release. Like Osama Bin-Laden, Barack Obama lives in a symbolic universe, thinking he is its center. It is a place where symbols and slogans trounce the messy details that afflict the lesser people Mr. Obama likes to call “the folks.” Bin-Laden once said […]
President Barack Obama bragged about killing Osama Bin-Laden, saying Al-Qaeda was virtually defeated, but maybe the gloating was out of place. “Osama Bin-Laden is dead, and Al-Qaeda is on the run,” claimed Obama, but Osama Bin-Laden has just reached back from the grave to laugh at Obama. Recent events show Osama’s recruits beat Obama’s rhetoric. […]
Three years ago, we wrote about how Disney applied for a trademark on "SEAL Team 6" just two days after the Navy SEAL's Team 6 killed Osama bin Laden. While public outcry resulted in Disney dropping the trademark application a few weeks later, the situation apparently woke up some trademark lawyers at the Pentagon to get busy trademarking. Show More Summary
One reason it took the United States nearly ten years to find Osama bin Laden was that a newspaper published the fact that the United States was listening in on his phone calls to his mother and was thus able to guess his whereabouts. Show More Summary
Osama Abdelfatah has been named a supervising scheduler in the New York City office of Parsons Brinckerhoff.