A Michigan man has hired attorneys to try to collect $25 million after claiming to have tipped off federal officials the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden. In a letter, sent by Chicago-based firm Loevy & Loevy to FBI Director James Comey, Grand...Show More Summary
It’s not true. The story about the Navy SEAL raid that got Osama bin Laden. And why doesn’t the public know about it? Because the news media has rolled over and played dead. That, basically, is what Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh has to say about that operation in particular. And the state of [...]
(NEW YORK) — A Columbia University professor says he’s overwhelmed by the support he’s received after he was attacked in upper Manhattan by a group of young men who called him “Osama” and a “terrorist.” Prabhjot Singh (PRUHB’-joht sihng) spoke to reporters on Monday despite a fractured lower jaw. Show More Summary
A # judge has denied a #FOIA request for documents concerning the funeral service for Osama bin Laden. In a seven-page decision made available Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon sided with the U.S. Navy in denying the full Freedom...
The Obama administrative gave the filmmakers behind Zero Dark Thirty inside access to interview key players in the raid that would end in the death of Osama bin Laden. Does that render the names of those officers public record? According...
A legal battle over the release of photos and videos during and after the U.S. raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in 2011 is moving to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Defense and Central...
The price has been in lives. The capture and killing of Osama bin Laden occurred without loss of any U.S. military lives. It was hailed as a hugely successful special forces and intelligence operation. Still to believe that the operation was accomplished without the loss of life is both incorrect and naive. The lives lost [...]
WASHINGTON — In one of the most unsurprising news yet, a Pakistani report said that their country’s intelligence service was utterly incompetent in tracking international terrorist Osama bin Laden, who was killed by an American special operations team. Reuters reports that the report, which was leaked to the Qatar broadcaster Al Jazeera, gave details about [...]
A leaked Pakistani report on the May 1, 2001 U.S. raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound provides a first-hand view into the dysfunctions of a Pakistani government that both managed to play host to the world’s most wanted man — and then failed to react to the U.S. Show More Summary
Concerns over widespread monitoring by the National Security Agency of the phone data of millions of Americans have made their way into the criminal case against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law.
The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.
If true, what may be a far more devastating -- and under reported -- blow against radical Islam than the killing of Osama Bin Laden was delivered by the new the emir of Qatar.
NBC's Brian Williams called Bradley Manning "the man who may have put U.S. military secrets in the hands of Osama bin Laden." But giving classified information to the public is something that news outlets--including NBC News--routinely do, and each time they do it they too could be accused of "aiding the enemy."
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled last Tuesday that the U.S. government had properly classified top secret images of dead al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, reports Reuters news agency. A conservative nonprofit watchdog group, Judicial Watch, sued the U.S. government to have them release the images of the dead terrorist leader, but the three [...]
Why not? Former Time colleague Jamie Malanowski had an intriguing piece in the New York Times over the holiday weekend wondering why the U.S. military has at least 10 major bases named in honor – there is no other way to put it – ofShow More Summary
More than 50 images of Osama bin Laden taken after his death in Pakistan in 2011 can remain secret, exempt from public disclosure under public records laws, a federal appeals court in Washington said today. A three-judge panel of th...
So, hey, remember that one time that Disney thought it'd be a pretty sweet idea to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden by applying for trademarks on Seal Team 6's name so they could apparently sell snow globes? Pretty much everyone...Show More Summary
The raid that took out Osama bin Laden two years ago Wednesday was only a few minutes old when it nearly fell to pieces. We’ve all heard the story: one of the helicopters lost lift and crashed into an animal pen before Navy SEALs were even inside the compound. Show More Summary
No matter where or how or by whom the Boston Bombers were radicalized, one of the important take-aways from the terrible terrorist attack is that the international militant Islamist movement is alive, kicking – and killing. It’s time we wake up and smell the jihad. The threat is bad and it’s getting worse. In fact, [...]
Remember when the D.C. Circuit overturned Osama bin Laden’s driver’s conviction for material support of terrorism last October? It seems that wasn’t the appellate court’s final word on the issue. Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit agreed to reconsider its take on Military Commissions Act convictions en banc in Ali Hamza Ahmad......