Osama Bin Laden
Only hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Former President Bill Clinton reportedly told a group of Australian businessmen that he “could have killed” Osama bin Laden, but that civilian casualties in Afghanistan would have been too great.
The National Archives said Wednesday it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.
A top White House official has pledged that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programs as cover for spying operations. The agency used the ruse in targeting Osama bin Laden before the U.S. raid that killed him in 2011.
The founder of a radical Islamic website that praised figures like Osama bin Laden and Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison.
A former Washington private school teacher who was captured in Nicaragua after a year on the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives list was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison in a child pornography case.
After his jar of honey was confiscated at an airport, noted atheist Richard Dawkins tweeted that “Bin Laden has won.”
After two U.S. military raids against militants in north Africa, U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the raids send the message that terrorists “can run but they can’t hide.”
Documents published by the Guardian newspaper are providing new insight into the National Security Agency’s surveillance of world data, giving an over-the-shoulder look at the programs and techniques U.S. intelligence analysts use to exploit the hundreds of billions of records they gather each year.
The mountain of classified material Army Pfc. Bradley Manning gave to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks revealed sensitive information about military operations and tactics, including code words and the name at least one enemy target, according to evidence the government presented Tuesday.
A former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden is claiming the terror leader blew himself up during the U.S. special forces raid on his Abbotabad compound in Pakistan.