Two years ago today, President Barack Obama addressed the nation and announced Osama bin Laden -- the leader of al Qaeda, the organization believed to be responsible for the 9/11 attacks -- was dead. Obama told Americans bin Laden was killed after a U.S. operation carried out in Abbottabad, Pakistan led to the discovery of a compound where U.S. intelligence services believed...
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The so-called Usama bin Laden “shooter” reportedly knew he was leaving the service well short of a retirement and without benefits, according to the commander of Naval Special Warfare.
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There are now at least seven pictures of Osama bin Laden’s corpse that had not been officially acknowledged until last week, according to a letter the U.S. Department of Justice sent on Friday to Judicial Watch, a D.C.-based political watchdog group. Michael Bekesha, a Judicial Watch Staff Attorney, had made a Freedom of Information Act request for photos of bin Laden’s...
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"Zero Dark Thirty" actress Jessica Chastain has thrown her support behind the effort to free the jailed Pakistani doctor who was integral in helping the U.S. track down and kill Usama Bin Laden.
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Last week I received a call from a Hollywood reporter asking me if I thought that the political criticism that the movie Zero Dark Thirty had received would hurt its chances at the Oscars. Not having a lot of experience with Academy Awards, I replied that I had no idea. However, I couldn’t help but offer something, so I added that I wouldn’t be surprised if it did, since...
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The Navy SEAL who claims he put three bullets in the head of Usama bin Laden is out of work, separated from his wife and suffering from debilitating injuries, according to a new report.
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The Central Intelligence Agency recently found additional photos of Osama Bin Laden's corpse, the Department of Justice acknowledged in a Friday letter. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch's Michael Bekesha, Justice Department attorney Marcia Berman said that the CIA had located seven additional photos of the Al Qaeda leader's body....
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Osama bin Laden's name should not be banned from the terrorism trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher despite claims by defense lawyers that it would be prejudicial toward their client, the government has told a federal judge.
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A senior congressman says U.S. officials have captured Usama bin Laden's spokesman in Jordan.
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Lawyers for Dr. Shakil Afridi, jailed in Pakistan after helping the U.S. find Usama bin Laden, are hoping for a breakthrough after recently meeting with a tribal court judge handling the case.
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