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......
LONDON — British judges dealt a major blow to the British government, who has tried to extradite a radical Islamic cleric back to Jordan. Abu Qatada, who the British government called Osama bin Laden’s “right-hand man in Europe”, will remain in Britain until the case is tried before the country’s highest court. Qatada’s sermons were [...]
A “60 Minutes” associate producer took one for the team recently. If you saw last night’s show you saw Lara Logan‘s piece on the secretive world of elite military dogs — the kind that helped Navy SEAL Team 6 capture Osama bin Laden. One of Logan’s producer’s, Reuben Heyman-Kantor, volunteered to find out just how tough the dogs are. Show More Summary
“On 12 November 2002, Osama Binladen issued a public statement which specifically targeted Canada for the first time for its collaboration with the United States in attempting to dismantle Al Qaida,” a 2002 Canadian intelligence report (pdf) noted. With that statement in mind, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) conducted classified studies on the terrorist [...]Show More Summary
In 2004, Osama bin Laden explained how his terrorists were going to win its struggle against a vastly more powerful adversary: al-Qaida sought to “blee[d] America to the point of bankruptcy.” Bin Laden is dead and his organization is a...
First came the story, via Esquire, of the Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden, only to now find himself unemployed and without health care. Then came rebuttal No. 1, in which Esquire and Stars and Stripes battled over the health care claim. This week saw takedown No. 2, in...
Esquire and California’s Center for Investigative Reporting published a story last month about the health-insurance struggles of a former Navy SEAL who author Phil Bronstein writes is the “man who shot and killed Osama bin Laden.” Since then, the article … Read more
There’s a bit of a dustup happening regarding Esquire’s “The Shooter” piece, about the SEAL Team 6 member who shot Osama bin Laden. CNN quoted a SEAL as saying that the details given by the Shooter were “complete BS” and that he is not the man who shot Bin Laden. Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — A senior al-Qaeda leader and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to plotting against Americans in his role as the terror network’s top spokesman. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith entered...Show More Summary
In custody: A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden is in federal custody and expected to make his first appearance today in Manhattan federal district court on charges he conspired to kill Americans. The capture has renewed debate over whether terror...
In case you didn’t catch this yesterday when it was announced, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, is currently being held for trial in New York City. This will be the most unbiased jury in the world. /sarcasm [New York...Show More Summary
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, is making an appearance in a New York City court after being captured in Jordan last week or so according to Fox News; The case marks a legal victory for President Barack Obama’s administration, which has long sought to charge senior al-Qaida suspects in American federal [...]
(WASHINGTON) — Osama bin Laden’s spokesman and son-in-law has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, in what a senior congressman called a “very significant victory” in the ongoing fight against al-Qaeda. Abu Ghaith’s...Show More Summary
For every SEAL who achieves a degree of fame, or infamy, for blabbing about what it was like to kill Osama bin Laden, there are hundreds who keep their mouths shut and train hard for missions. Unfortunately, sometimes that leads SEALs...Show More Summary
Is the man who killed Osama Bin Laden really "screwed"? The author of the Esquire magazine article about "the Shooter" says he wouldn't have used the word but defends the magazine's use of it.
Esquire | BuzzFeed | Politico Tuesday morning Esquire said Stars and Stripes reporter Megan McCloskey didn’t pay close attention to its story about how the former Navy SEAL who says he shot Osama bin Laden doesn’t have government-supplied health insurance. … Read more
Center for Investigative Reporting/Esquire | Stars and Stripes | Esquire Phil Bronstein’s story about the former Navy SEAL who says he shot Osama bin Laden contains a gripping tick-tock of the mission, a long peek into the lives … Read more