Because, surprise, it’s a terribly dangerous idea.
Pentagon leaders are keeping quiet on why the head of U.S. special forces ordered pictures of deceased al-Qaeda chieftain Osama bin Laden destroyed.
Tomatoes - $0.40; trip for spreading propaganda - $200. (via the Associated Press.)
I found some old copies on my high school newspaper, the Tiger Adviser. Hundreds of years from now, historians will be able to look at these newspapers and understand what life was like for us in the ’00s.
The controversial English atheist’s twitter rant led to others tweeting about their own encounters with airport security.
The chopper that crashed in Pakistan and the coming dawn changed the calculus for the White House, former top national security spokesperson Tommy Vietor tells BuzzFeed Brews.
“Oh Sheik Osama my father, my brother. My love for you is like no other.”
U.S. forces targeted a senior member of Somalia’s al-Shabab group, suspected of carrying out the attack on Kenya’s Westgate Mall, and nabbed a senior al-Qaeda member in Libya accused of plotting a deadly attack on embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
UPDATED: The president’s former body man offers new details on what happened inside the White House the day Osama bin Laden was killed. “I’m not going to be down there. I can’t watch this entire thing,” Obama reportedly said.
Controversy over who really shot bin Laden.
Despite criticism from Republicans, DHS has “gotten what I believe to be very, very goods results from a security and a law enforcement perspective,” Napolitano says.
Metallica asked The Navy SEALs to stop using their music to interrogate prisoners. That’s when Christian metal band Demonhunter volunteered.
The Belgian satire weekly has offended many people over the years.
How the invisible hand of the premiere American intelligence agency produced an Oscar contender.
The agency releases a rather pointed press release reminding everyone that it’s not a Hollywood movie.
Seven SEALs — including one who was part of the bin Laden raid — have been disciplined for reportedly consulting on Medal of Honor: Warfighter.
Harsh words from the 2008 Republican nominee.
A zinger from his speech in Charlotte.
Although the motives of the shooter in Wisconsin this morning are not yet clear, there is a bloody history of violence towards Sikhs in the United States since 9/11. Sikhism is a peaceful religion and its primary principles include equality and justice for all.
Spiking the football in the Twitter-verse? Obama aides say they’re just vigorously responding to baseless “appeasement” charge from Romney.
The guy at the griddle should get the credit, Yost argues. Campaign distances itself from remark.
This seems like a nice, normal hobby. Bill Warren claims to know where the terrorist mastermind was thrown overboard, and he’s determined to drag up his corpse
Unfortunately for National Review’s Jonah Goldberg, last night’s top cable-news cross-examination yielded a treasure trove of GIF-worthy moments.
The operators’ resentment is real. And their criticism could undermine the president’s clearest-cut victory, the slaying of America’s most notorious enemy.
Republicans amp up attacks on Obama for campaigning on Bin Laden’s slaying. “Shamelessly turning the one decision he got right into a pathetic political act of self-congratulation,” says McCain.
If Team Obama isn’t careful this could easily turn into the ‘12 version of a noun, a verb and 9/11.
Obama killed Osama, but what would Romney have done, the president’s campaign asks in a new video. The Romney campaign calls it “sad.”
If there ever were doubts about whether he exploit it for political purposes, they’ve been put to rest now. A 1-minute clip from the campaign’s forthcoming “documentary” on Obama’s first term in office. Featuring Bill Clinton: “I hope that’s the call I would have made.”
It’s about what you’d expect. Exciting score, high-profile interviews, dramatic cuts — and yes, killing Osama Bin Laden. Of course, Tom Hanks is the narrator.
“We are really at risk someday in your lifetime of losing an American city.”