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Obama Says No Excessive Celebrating About Bin Laden’s Death

Obama Says No Excessive Celebrating About Bin Laden’s Death

Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama on Monday denied Republican criticism that he has turned the first anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden into a pep rally for his reelection campaign.It was one year ago t…

President Obama Suggests the Public Look at Romney’s Past OBL Statements

President Obama Suggests the Public Look at Romney’s Past OBL Statements

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Without mentioning his opponent by name, President Obama took clear political aim at Mitt Romney on Monday, continuing a line of attack from his campaign that Romney would not have given the go-…

Romney Says ‘Of Course’ He Would Have Gone After Bin Laden

Romney Says ‘Of Course’ He Would Have Gone After Bin Laden

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(PORTSMOUTH, N.H.) — Mitt Romney asserted that he would have gone after Osama bin Laden had he been president, remarking while shaking hands with supporters that “even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.”“Of …

Al Qaeda ‘Shadow of Former Self’, US Counter-Terror Official Says

Al Qaeda ‘Shadow of Former Self’, US Counter-Terror Official Says

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ahead of the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, a top American counter-terrorism official said that the core of bin Laden’s terror organization, al Qaeda, is in shambles and is a “shadow of its for…

John Brennan: Al Qaeda Remains Focused on Planes

John Brennan: Al Qaeda Remains Focused on Planes

ABC News(NEW YORK) — White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan said on “This Week” Sunday morning that the United States remains “especially vigilant” as the country marks the one year anniversary of the death of Osama …

Obama Campaign Highlights Bin Laden Success, Doubts About Romney in New Video

Obama Campaign Highlights Bin Laden Success, Doubts About Romney in New Video

Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign is marking the one-year anniversary of the successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden with a new online video hailing President Obama’s decisiveness in the matter, and …

Judges Rules Osama Bin Laden Slay Photos Must Stay Under Wraps

Judges Rules Osama Bin Laden Slay Photos Must Stay Under Wraps

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Immediately after Osama bin Laden’s death last year, there’s was an outcry from some quarters to release the gruesome photos of the slain al Qaeda leader in an effort to prove to the world that he was really …

Bin Laden Anniversary Triggers Law Enforcement Surge

Bin Laden Anniversary Triggers Law Enforcement Surge

MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While U.S. officials say publicly there is no specific threat of a terror attack, behind the scenes law enforcement officials tell ABC News there are plans for a major security surge at airports and transp…

Osama Bin Laden Wives Heading Out of Pakistan

Osama Bin Laden Wives Heading Out of Pakistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Osama bin Laden’s three wives are once again on their way to Saudi Arabia after serving a short sentence under house arrest in Pakistan for illegally entering the country.The wives, along with a gaggle of children, w…

FBI: ‘No Specific Threat’ One Year After Bin Laden Killing

FBI: ‘No Specific Threat’ One Year After Bin Laden Killing

AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American law enforcement agencies say they have “no credible information” of a terror attack in the United States tied to next week’s one year anniversary of the May 2 raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Even …

Osama Bin Laden Wanted 9/11 Follow-Up to Doom Economy, Terrorist Says

Osama Bin Laden Wanted 9/11 Follow-Up to Doom Economy, Terrorist Says

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A convicted terrorist said that shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, Osama bin Laden told him that the next attack would strike a fatal blow to the American economy. In a video testimony played in a New York …

Osama Bin Laden Wives Leaving Pakistan

Osama Bin Laden Wives Leaving Pakistan

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Osama bin Laden’s wives and children will be leaving Pakistan by plane in just a few hours, according to their lawyer.The al Qaeda leader’s three wives — two Saudis and one Yemeni — along with nine children, had been h…

Hillary Clinton Recounts Bin Laden Death: No One ‘Could Breathe’

Hillary Clinton Recounts Bin Laden Death: No One ‘Could Breathe’

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Hillary Clinton spoke bluntly about Syria, North Korea and the death of Osama bin Laden at the U.S. Naval Academy on Tuesday, where as the keynote speaker at the close of a foreign policy conference …

Wife: Bin Laden Hid in Pakistan, Not Caves, for Decade

Wife: Bin Laden Hid in Pakistan, Not Caves, for Decade

AFP/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Osama bin Laden’s youngest wife has revealed that the al Qaeda leader spent a vast majority of his time after the 9/11 attacks not hiding in caves but living in Pakistani cities, where he moved several times and fath…

Osama Bin Laden Plotted to Kill President Obama, David Petraeus

Osama Bin Laden Plotted to Kill President Obama, David Petraeus

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After the Washington Post’s David Ignatius wrote about papers found in the Osama bin Laden compound, now ABC News can confirm that bin Laden wrote to others in al Qaeda about a plot to kill President Obama and Gene…

Biden: Failure of Bin Laden Raid Would Have Made Obama ‘One-Term President’

Biden: Failure of Bin Laden Raid Would Have Made Obama ‘One-Term President’

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden says President Obama put his job on the line when he authorized the covert raid into Pakistan last year to capture or kill Osama bin Laden.“This guy’s got a back…

Bill Clinton on Bin Laden Raid: ‘I Hope That’s the Call I Would Have Made’

Bill Clinton on Bin Laden Raid: ‘I Hope That’s the Call I Would Have Made’

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former President Bill Clinton says in a forthcoming Obama campaign documentary that he hopes he would have made the same decision as President Obama to authorize the daring raid that killed Osama bin Laden…

Pakistan Razes Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Compound

Pakistan Razes Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Compound

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images(ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan) — The walls came tumbling down in Abbottabad, Pakistan over the weekend at the place Osama bin Laden and his family called home for several years.Determined to erase the memory of the compound invad…

Osama Bin Laden Zombie Film Coming This Summer

Osama Bin Laden Zombie Film Coming This Summer

Arrowstorm Entertainment(NEW YORK) — A Utah production company announced on Wednesday that it has shot a movie based on the premise that Osama bin Laden rises from his watery grave and leads an army of zombie terrorists in a violent jihad of the undea…

Navy SEAL Commander Advised to ‘Get the Hell Out of the Media’

Navy SEAL Commander Advised to ‘Get the Hell Out of the Media’

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A retired general Tuesday assailed the commander of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden for drawing too much media attention to operations that he argued should be kept under wraps.Special Operations Co…

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