Posts tagged: Osama bin Laden

The Spook Who Tracked Down Osama bin Laden

He’s in this room, but carefully hidden outside the frame of the photo.Meet “John,” the obsessive CIA analyst who drove the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

The Six Wives of Osama bin Laden

The first was 15 when he married her; so (probably) was the last. One was divorced, one was annulled in under 48 hours, three lived with him in Abbottabad, and four are now co-widows. Tim McGirk reports on the six wives of Osama bin Laden.  (PS: He was still two wives short of Mickey Rooney.)

And the Osama bin Laden Reward Money Goes to… Nobody

“As far as I’m aware, no one knowledgeably said, ‘Oh, Osama bin Laden’s over here in Abbottabad at 5703, you know, Green Avenue.'”Presidential spokesman Jay Carney, explaining why nobody will be paid the $25 million in reward money for finding Osama bin Laden.

The Dogs of War

Canine commandos: a photo essay.One went along on the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

The Day They Got Bin Laden: Photos

The White House has released a remarkable series of photos from Sunday, as President Barack Obama and his national security team followed the attack on Osama bin Laden’s compound. 

The Secret Team That Killed Osama Bin Laden

An analysis of SEAL Team Six and its brethren.From Ghazi Air Base in Pakistan, the modified MH-60 helicopters made their way to the garrison suburb of Abbottabad, about 30 miles from the center of Islamabad. Aboard were Navy SEALs, flown across the border from Afghanistan, along with tactical signals, intelligence collectors, and navigators using highly classified hyperspectral imagers.

Obama, Sherlock Holmes, and Afghanistan

Today’s Mike Lupica column expresses exactly how I feel about sending more troops to Afghanistan.You know when we are going to be out of Afghanistan, where the United States has become just one more losing road team? Sometime around the 12th of Never. The more who die there, the more we send over.