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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Osama Bin Laden’

Osama bin Laden Expressed Fear of I.S. in 2011

When the death of Osama bin Laden, former leader of Al-Qaeda, was announced in May 2011, the western world was assured that it had rid itself of the last great terror to plague the Earth for quite some time. After all, who or what would be able to cause more devastation than bin Laden when he orchestrated the attacks on …

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Kim Jong-Un Furious Over Viral Dance Video

North Korea‚Äôs Great Successor Kim Jong-un is said to be very displeased over a parody video, which features the Supreme Leader dancing his way through absurd situations to a Chinese pop song. According to South Korean newspaper The Chosunilbo, North Korea asked China to stop the spread of the YouTube clip, as it “seriously compromises Kim’s dignity and authority.” China …

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Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

The twentieth anniversary of one of the U.S. military’s greatest botched missions, “Black Hawk Down,” was yesterday. In celebration, the US government recently released the classified footage of the operation. The video above contains some of that footage, and 60 Minutes will probably air even more. 2001’s blockbuster film Black Hawk Down (dir. by Ridley Scott) famously dramatized the events …

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Ayman Al-Zawahiri Warns America In Latest Video

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the man believed to be the probable mastermind of the September 11, 2001 attacks in which over 3,000 people were killed, spoke out last week. Al Qaida released a video message on September 12, one day after the twelve-year anniversary of the tragedy, in which the leader addressed jihadists. In the over one-and-a-half-hour message that was released on …

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Third SEAL Team 6 Member: Previous Claim “B.S.”

Yet another version of the story of the Osama bin Laden raid that ended in the Al Qadea leaders death. A third member of the elite special forces unit that raided bin Laden’s Pakistan compound has come forward to tell his story.The previous account, given by a Navy SEAL identified as The Shooter in Esquire magazine, claimed he had confronted …

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Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked

While President Barack Obama’s administration prepares to annually declassify the number of people and businesses covered by National Security Agency surveillance, the Washington Post this week divulged details on NSA targeting that helped exterminate al-Qa’ida head honcho Osama bin Laden. The revelation comes from classified documents leaked by NSA-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden; the documents detail US intelligence budgets for 2013 and …

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Bin Laden Photos Ruling: Death Photos To Stay Sealed, Court Says

A three-judge panel has denied requests to release the photos and videos taken on the night Osama Bin Laden was killed. The District of Columbia Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals sided with the Obama Administration against a conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, that had been attempting to get the photos released. The administration argued – and the court …

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Bin Laden Death Photos Won’t Be Released, Thanks To Court Ruling

Three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled today that the U.S. government can keep death photos of Osama bin Laden secret. There are apparently over fifty of them. Bin Laden was killed on May 2nd, 2011 and President Barack Obama revealed shortly thereafter that the death photos would not be released. …

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Bin Laden Photos: Ruling Could Release Death Pictures

This week, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the case regarding the release of 52 photos, some of which depict Osama bin Laden dead. The case stems from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request made by the conservative group Judicial Watch. The group is appealing the decision of …

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Zero Dark Thirty Movie Tie-In Maps Coming to Medal of Honor Warfighter

Zero Dark Thirty is the new movie depicting the hunt for and assassination of Osama bin Laden. The movie is directed by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and is generating quite a bit of Oscar buzz itself. While the movie has gotten almost universally good reviews, it’s about to get a tie-in to one of the worst-reviewed shooter video games of …

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Arianna Huffington Calls Bin Laden Death Ad ‘Despicable’

Arianna Huffington has chimed in with her opinion of President Obama’s new Osama Bin Laden-themed campaign ad, calling it “despicable.” Below is the ad in question, which fosters speculation as to whether or not Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would have had the courage to approve the raid on Bin Laden’s Pakistani compound last year, after he was quoted saying …

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