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New Book Alleges Obama Kept Postponing Raid on Bin Laden

New Book Alleges Obama Kept Postponing Raid on Bin Laden

Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A New York Times best-selling author alleges in a new book that President Obama didn’t order the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in May 2011 until after he’d called off the opera…

Bin Laden’s Driver Freed from Guantanamo

Bin Laden’s Driver Freed from Guantanamo

John Moore/Getty Images(GUANTANAMO) — A Guantanamo detainee described as Osama bin Laden’s one-time driver and bodyguard has been transferred to Kharatoum, Sudan after having served a two year sentence following a guilty plea before a military commiss…

Osama Bin Laden Doctor in Danger Inside, Outside Prison

Osama Bin Laden Doctor in Danger Inside, Outside Prison

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The recently-jailed Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden is not only in danger inside prison, according to officials there, but now faces threats from the Taliban and another terrorist organ…

Pakistani Doc Who Helped Find Bin Laden Had Ties to Terrorist Group

Pakistani Doc Who Helped Find Bin Laden Had Ties to Terrorist Group

AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — The Pakistani surgeon who helped do reconnaissance of Osama bin Laden’s compound was not sentenced to 33 years behind bars for helping the CIA, as initially reported, new court documents show. 
Instead, Dr. Shakil Af…

Senate Protests Bin Laden Informant’s Conviction; Threatens to Cut Pakistan Aid

Senate Protests Bin Laden Informant’s Conviction; Threatens to Cut Pakistan Aid

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON ) — Two Senate committees Thursday took the first legislative steps to cut aid to Pakistan after that country’s conviction of Dr. Shakil Afridi, who aided American intelligence in its mission to kill Osama bin L…

Bin Laden Movie Director Given Access to Classified Material?

Bin Laden Movie Director Given Access to Classified Material?

AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The watchdog group Judicial Watch has revealed a trove of information gleaned from Freedom of Information Requests concerning director Katherine Bigalow and her Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal’s upcoming movie about the…

Pakistani Doctor Who Aided Bin Laden Hunt Gets 33 Years

Pakistani Doctor Who Aided Bin Laden Hunt Gets 33 Years

AFP/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Pakistani doctor who aided American intelligence in its mission to kill Osama bin Laden has been convicted of high treason in his home country and sentenced to 33 years in prison plus a fine, Pakistani officials …

Osama Bin Laden Battle Brewing in Cannes

Osama Bin Laden Battle Brewing in Cannes

AFP/Getty Images(CANNES, France) — The battle for bin Laden is on — that is, the battle to bring the killing of the Al-Qaeda leader to the big screen is on.At the just-opened Cannes Film Festival, The Weinstein Company is close to buying Code Na…

Osama Bin Laden Compound Model on Display at Pentagon

Osama Bin Laden Compound Model on Display at Pentagon

Luis Martinez/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Turning a lot of heads Wednesday in a Pentagon hallway is the once-classified scale model of Osama bin Laden’s compound used to plan last year’s Special Forces raid.  It marks the first public disp…

Al Qaeda Bomb Plot Thwarted; Aimed to Coincide with Bin Laden Anniversary

Al Qaeda Bomb Plot Thwarted; Aimed to Coincide with Bin Laden Anniversary

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. and European officials say that even though an al Qaeda bomber was stopped before he could board a plane for the U.S., the threat is far from over — there are believed to be several other would-be bombers with s…

Obama Campaign Tweaks Bin Laden Argument; Less ‘I’, More ‘We’

Obama Campaign Tweaks Bin Laden Argument; Less ‘I’, More ‘We’

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — A backlash against President Obama’s politicization of the killing of Osama bin Laden may be having an effect on how the president and his campaign advisers refer to the accomplishment.Namel…

Bin Laden’s Last Days: Like ‘Hitler in the Bunker’

Bin Laden’s Last Days: Like ‘Hitler in the Bunker’

AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In his final days, according to declassified documents released Thursday, Osama bin Laden was still ordering attack after attack on “only the Americans,” but it’s not clear if any of his orders were being carried out.”I’m …

Hillary Clinton Kept Bin Laden Raid Secret, Bill Clinton Says

Hillary Clinton Kept Bin Laden Raid Secret, Bill Clinton Says

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(LOS ANGELES) — Former President Bill Clinton Thursday offered a personal reflection on the death of Osama bin Laden and said that throughout the planning for the Navy SEAL raid he was kept in the dark.During an…

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Kill Obama to Make Biden President

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Kill Obama to Make Biden President

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Osama bin Laden asked that Al Qaeda create hit squads to kill President Obama and General David Petraeus, but that Vice President Biden be spared because Biden is “totally unprepared for the presidency” and making him pr…

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Al Qaeda Leader Frustrated at Impotence

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Al Qaeda Leader Frustrated at Impotence

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An analysis of newly declassified letters found in Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound shows that the late terror leader was frustrated at his own inability to control the violent jihadi movement he helped create, especi…

Giuliani Marks OBL Anniversary with Romney at NY Firehouse

Giuliani Marks OBL Anniversary with Romney at NY Firehouse

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rudy Giuliani returned to the national stage Tuesday in a familiar role: America’s Mayor.He won that nickname for the reassuring leadership he provided to New York and to the nation in the chaotic hours after …

President Obama Visits Afghanistan on Bin Laden Anniversary

President Obama Visits Afghanistan on Bin Laden Anniversary

Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL) — President Obama made a surprise visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, overnight Monday on a secret trip that coincides with the one-year anniversary of the U.S. mission that killed Osama bin Laden. Obama touched down at Bag…

Romney: ‘Any Thinking’ American Would Have Taken Down bin Laden

Romney: ‘Any Thinking’ American Would Have Taken Down bin Laden

File photo. (ABC/ Ida Mae Astute)(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said Tuesday that while President Obama deserves credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden it is “disappointing” to see the commander-in-chief using the historic event as a “p…

Osama Bin Laden Debate: Why Walmart Moms Won’t Care

Osama Bin Laden Debate: Why Walmart Moms Won’t Care

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty ImagesANALYSISBy AMY WALTER, ABC News Political Director(WASHINGTON) — If you want to know why Americans are frustrated and fed up with Washington, I present exhibit A: the debate between Democrats and Republicans o…

NYC Increases Security Amidst Concerns of Body Bombs on Osama Anniversary

NYC Increases Security Amidst Concerns of Body Bombs on Osama Anniversary

Saudi fugitive Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri. (Saudi Interior Ministry/Landov)(NEW YORK) — As officials in the U.S. and overseas are stepping up airport security fearing terrorists could use a “body bomb” to target a U.S.-bound plane on the anniversary of t…

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