Osama Bin Laden's cave -- and Plato's.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Donald Trump has long claimed he has the ability to properly predict world events, including the rise of Osama bin Laden and the destabilization of the Middle East. During a Tuesday night rally in this early-voting state, the Republican front-runner shared another example. "Another thing that I predicted is terrorism," Trump told a […]
There's something interesting about the photo used in Paul Krugman's new column in the New York Times, and no, it's not just the fact that it shows Obama and his crew watching Osama bin Laden die. Obama is watching a raid that was 10...Show More Summary
The occasions have marked America's varying security concerns from Osama bin Laden to lone-wolf attackers
Fox News host Eric Bolling attempted to defend waterboarding on Monday by reviving a debunked claim that it aided in the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces, Media Matters reported. “This argument just falls flat for me always: ‘They’re monsters and so we’ll just be a...
Four years ago, U.S. Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden; many Americans believed Al Qaeda had been broken and the terrorist threat eliminated. The November 13 Paris massacre demonstrated that terrorism has a new face: ISIL -- the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Show More Summary
As dozens of Osamas write college application essays about overcoming bullying, a new generation of kids named Isis arrives to remind the kids named Atticus that it could be worse. When You're Named Isis for the Goddess, Not the Terror Group [nyt] Previously: Atticus, Life, Complicated
The Islamic State is bent on a "clash of civilizations," and the American right may be its greatest propagandists
Maybe it was getting Osama Bin Laden. The night President Obama addressed the nation to tell us Bin Laden was dead, he overwhelmed us with "me" and "I", as if the SEAL team was an afterthought and President Obama himself had pulled the trigger. Show More Summary
Jingoists conveniently forget the West's Cold War strategy was to arm the Islamic extremists that became al-Qaida
How much more ridiculous is the Republican presidential campaign going to get? “I predicted Osama bin Laden,” Mr. Trump declared in Knoxville, adding, “In my book, I predicted terrorism. Because I can feel it, like I feel a good location,...Show More Summary
My sister called me this morning wondering why I hadn't written anything about it. I had not even heard about it. I did not see coverage on the news. But, it turns out that while Paris was being bombed President Obama released Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard from GTMO along with several other men. Show More Summary
Kind of stuff I’ve been getting for pointing out (as I did on CITY-TV last night) that the vast majority of ISIS victims are Muslim.
Jeremy Corbyn's 'Jezbollah' tendencies have been laid bare with the revelation that the London Labour MP described Osama bin Laden's death as a "tragedy" in an interview with Iranian state television back in 2011. Apparently while speaking...Show More Summary
British newspaper The Sunday Times has revealed who allegedly planted a bomb aboard the Russian plane which crashed in Egypt on October 31, naming him as Abu Osama al-Masri, an Egyptian cleric and the frontman of an ISIL-offshoot gr...
The government, which has made slow but important progress in guaranteeing media freedoms, took a turn backwards. The attorney general ordered on October 20 the detention of Osama Al Ramini, a member of the journalist syndicate and the owner of a licensed news website. Show More Summary
It is hard to overstate the extent to which the killing of Osama bin Laden transformed American politics. It enabled Barack Obama to recast himself as a bold leader, helped cement his 2012 re-election victory and gave him the cover he needed to begin withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan, while the apparent intelligence triumph redeemed [...]Show More Summary
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri isn’t a happy guy these days. In the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death, al-Qaeda has become something of a terrorist also-ran. Although the discord in Yemen is probably on balance a positive for AQAP (when...Show More Summary
Disgruntled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Tim Kennedy was all sorts of sad when he missed the opportunity to toe-tag Osama Bin Laden, so he's not letting the next evil overlord slip through his meaty fingers. Even...Show More Summary
The law and the country's chief law enforcer no longer matter when it comes to legality of the war on terror. A handful of top government and military lawyers advised President Barack Obama on the legal complexities of killing Osama bin Laden. Show More Summary