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Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

By Bennett Rieser October 4, 2013

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 …

Bin Laden Death Photos Won't Be Released Bin Laden Death Photos Won't Be Released
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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 …

Bin Laden Photos: Ruling Could Release Death Pics Bin Laden Photos: Ruling Could Release Death Pics
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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 …

Zero Dark Thirty Movie Maps Coming to MoH Warfighter Zero Dark Thirty Movie Maps Coming to MoH 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 …

Arianna Huffington Calls Bin Laden Ad 'Despicable' Arianna Huffington Calls Bin Laden Ad 'Despicable'
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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 …

Is Sony Pictures Trying To Help Re-Elect Obama With Bin Laden / Seal Team 6 Movie? Is Sony Pictures Trying To Help Re-Elect Obama With Bin Laden / Seal Team 6 Movie?
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One of the hottest projects in Hollywood is the upcoming untitled Bin Laden / Seal Team 6 movie. The film tells the story of the raid that successfully killed the 9/11 mastermind, Osama Bin Laden. Deadline is reporting that the …

The Taliban on Twitter The Taliban on Twitter
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It might surprise you to learn that the Taliban, the Islamic fundamentalist group most notable for their harboring Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda network, is on Twitter. The account, @alemarahweb, is linked to the official website of the Islamic …

150,000 Osama bin Laden Links Spanning Just 5 Days, Courtesy of Google News 150,000 Osama bin Laden Links Spanning Just 5 Days, Courtesy of Google News

Google has an interesting post on the Google News blog today, talking about how far Google News has come since 9/11. It has indeed come quite a long way. Actually Google News was “born in the aftermath” of the tragedy, …

Osama bin Laden Death Drives Massive Traffic for News Sites Osama bin Laden Death Drives Massive Traffic for News Sites
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Obviously the Osama bin Laden news drove (and continues to drive) a massive amount of news coverage from all sorts of publications. Coverage from tech blogs has taken some criticism this week, as Mashable announced a record number of unique …

Bin Laden Raid’s Live Tweeter Sohaib Athar Speaks About Twitter Fame Bin Laden Raid’s Live Tweeter Sohaib Athar Speaks About Twitter Fame
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In the minutes after President Obama announced to the world that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in a U.S. led military operation, it was revealed that a 33 year old Pakistani man had unknowingly live tweeted the event. Sohaib …

Osama bin Laden Death Photos Not Being Released Osama bin Laden Death Photos Not Being Released
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CBS News is reporting that President Obama told Steve Kroft, in an interview for the upcoming episode of 60 minutes, that he will not release death photos of Osama bin Laden. According to the report, we won’t have to wait …

Situation Room Bin Laden Raid Photo Will Be Most Viewed Image on Flickr Situation Room Bin Laden Raid Photo Will Be Most Viewed Image on Flickr
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Of the iconic photos that have emerged (few) and will emerge (many) surrounding the death of Osama Bin Laden, one is the clear leader. The “situation room” photo has become the one image that we all associate with that day. …

News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama
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Late night reporting has to be exhausting, and with all the scrambling around to come up with the breaking Bin Laden news on Sunday, people were bound to make mistakes. Whether malicious or innocent, people unfortunately mixed up Obama and …

Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Yields “Motherlode” of Computer Data Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Yields “Motherlode” of Computer Data
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What in the world could be on Osama Bin Laden’s hard drive? We might find out in the coming weeks. The Navy SEALs who carried out the mission that resulted in the death of Bin Laden left the Pakistani compound …

Rashard Mendenhall Tweets About Osama Bin Laden Death, Stirs Controversy Rashard Mendenhall Tweets About Osama Bin Laden Death, Stirs Controversy
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Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall is causing quite a stink over remarks he made on Twitter about the death of Osama Bin Laden.  In the comments, he questions the events of 9/11 and suggests that people’s hatred of Bin Laden …

Osama Bin Laden Death News Sets Tweets Per Second Record Osama Bin Laden Death News Sets Tweets Per Second Record
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If you were on Twitter last night, you don’t need anyone to tell you that there was a lot of talk about Osama Bin Laden. In fact, in my personal experience, I only found about 5 or so tweets on …

Osama Bin Laden’s Compound: Video and Pictures From Inside Osama Bin Laden’s Compound: Video and Pictures From Inside
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Visual details are emerging about the Northern Pakistani compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed. ABC News has just released exclusive video from the kill site. As you might expect, the video is graphic due to the amount of blood …