Inside the race for the new UN Secretary General A skeptical take on Seymour Hersh’s argument that Bin Laden was being hidden by the ISI and the Saudis Winning the lottery makes you more likely to vote for incumbent politicians … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Some amazing video has surfaced showing yesterday’s fire fighting effort to extinguish a massive fire aboard a laden PEMEX oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico. The fire broke out Sunday at about 11 a.m. aboard the 40,000 dwt oil/chemical tanker Burgos off the coast of Boca del Rio, Mexico. Show More Summary
Director Morgan Spurlock has made documentaries about McDonalds, Comic-Con, One Direction and Osama Bin Laden. That’s a wide variety of work and yet you’d never expect him to make a true genre film. His new documentary, Rats, is exactly that. It was made with one singular thought: to gross you out using nothing but our reality. Read more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee pressed the Obama administration on Friday to speed up the release of documents and other materials seized during the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. TheShow More Summary
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Leon de Winter's recent thriller, Geronimo, in which he suggests the killing of Osama bin Laden went down very differently than we think. This is the eighth de Winter title...Show More Summary
I was shocked last night at Bill Maher ("Real Time," HBO). This is a man who once wrote a book, If You Drive Alone, You Drive With Bin Laden, making the point of being unwitting collaborators to terrorism. Now, Maher does exactly what he cautioned against. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Afghan-born man suspected of weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with 10 counts including use of weapons of mass destruction, portraying him as a jihadist...Show More Summary
Suspect's 'journal' lauds Bin Laden, Al-Awlaki, Fort Hood shooter
Peace may seem out of reach, but there are things we can do – help refugees; try to salvage the ceasefire; seek a deal with Russia. Time is of the essence Last night, a smoking convoy of trucks laden with desperately needed food and humanitarian aid symbolised the end of the ceasefire in Syria. Show More Summary
The Washington Post Fact Checker is 9 years old today, though strictly speaking that statement might merit a Pinocchio. With a burst of four fact checks on the morning of Sept. 19, 2007 — of Osama bin Laden, former senator Mike Gravel (D-Alaska), Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) and former senator Fred D. Thompson (R-Tenn.) — our former […]
n the evening of October 29, 2004—just a few days before Americans went to the polls in that year’s presidential election—the Qatari-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera aired segments from a videotape of Osama bin Laden. In the film, bin Laden addressed the American people and condemned US involvement in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was widely speculated that the...
I remember being angry for at least seven years that our then feckless and incompetent President George W. Bush could not bring Osama Bin Laden to justice for his declaration of war on 9/11. On that tragic day, I remember being dumbfounded...Show More Summary
This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. In May 2011, President Barack Obama announced that U.S. special forces had killed Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader who oversaw the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Show More Summary
Fifteen years after 9/11, Americans still struggle to understand what it is we are fighting. While the mastermind of those attacks, Osama bin Laden, paid the ultimate price for murdering over 3,000 Americans, our “whack-a-mole” strategy in targeting the group he led, al-Qaeda, and its ilk leaves many Americans pondering a question raised by the […]
If you're looking to kick off your fall with a foray into another S&M laden beach (or coffeeshop) novel, you are in tremendous luck because another Fifty Shades of Grey book is coming out ! …
JILL STEIN: I WOULDN’T HAVE ORDERED THE CODE DEAD ON BIN LADEN. Hey, neither would Bill Clinton, which ultimately brought us 9/11, so she’s got that going for her, at least.
Fringe. The post Stein: I wouldn’t have ordered the Code Dead on bin Laden appeared first on Hot Air.
Green Party candidate said she would have captured the al-Qaeda leader and brought him to trial.
Sunday marked 15 years since the day terrorists killed almost 3,000 innocent Americans. The Al Qaeda leader behind the unthinkable attacks was...
Sometimes you just want a smoothie for breakfast, but most smoothies recipes are laden with juice or bananas, so we scoured the internet for some ketogenic smoothie recipes. That way, you can enjoy a quick and nutritious breakfast while staying in ketosis. As always, different people can take different amounts of carbs in their ketogenic […]