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  • Obama administration to blame for jailing of hero Bin Laden doctor, says Pakistani report

    06/01/2013 3:43:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 31, 2013 | Sib Kaife
    It was the Obama administration that sealed the fate of the Pakistani doctor jailed for helping nail Usama Bin Laden, by divulging key details after the fact and dooming any chance Shakil Afridi's cover story could win his freedom, according to a confidential Pakistani report. When former Secretary of Defense and ex-CIA Director Leon Panetta publicly acknowledged Afridi's role in the ruse which helped the CIA pinpoint Bin Laden's presence in an Abbottabad compound, any chance that Pakistani authorities could help him get out of the country vanished, according to what some have called Pakistan’s version of the 9/11 Commission,...
  • Fact Check: Did Obama selectively quote Usama bin Laden in counterterror speech?

    05/28/2013 3:32:02 PM PDT · by don-o · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 28, 2013
    President Obama is being accused of selectively quoting Usama bin Laden, by using a snippet of an anti-America screed to make it sound like Al Qaeda was breaking under the weight of the U.S. drone program. snip Thomas Joscelyn, a senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, argued that bin Laden's full quote has a far different meaning than that conveyed by the excerpt Obama cited last week. "When you look at the context of the whole statement, it doesn't support their story," he told FoxNews.com.
  • FBI Report: Florida Family Had Ties to People Linked to 9/11 Attacks

    04/16/2013 8:14:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 13 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | Dan Christensen and Anthony Summers, BrowardBulldog.org
    A Saudi family who “fled” their Sarasota area home weeks before 9/11 had “many connections” to “individuals associated with the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001,” according to newly released FBI records. One partially declassified document, marked “secret,” lists three of those individuals and ties them to the Venice, Fla., flight school where suicide hijackers Mohamed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi trained. Accomplice Ziad Jarrah took flying lessons at another school a block away. Atta and al-Shehhi were at the controls of the jetliners that slammed into the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center, killing nearly 3,000 people. Jarrah was the...
  • Candidly Speaking: Groveling to the Brotherhood

    01/18/2012 9:27:55 PM PST · by americanophile · 12 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/18/2012 | ISI LEIBLER
    It is profoundly disconcerting to read media reports of the unseemly competition between the US and Western governments to curry favor with the Muslim Brotherhood in the wake of its electoral victory in Egypt. There are chilling parallels between such behavior and the disastrous European policy of appeasing the Nazis which paved the way for World War II. What those attempting to embrace the Muslim Brotherhood fail to comprehend is that this organization represents one of the most fanatical and dangerous of the radical Islamist groups in the region, with a dark record of violence and terrorism imbedded in its...
  • Bin Laden's Son Is Hospitalized After He Hears His Father's Voice [Omar Bin Laden]

    09/04/2010 1:23:31 AM PDT · by Cindy · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | JULY 9, 2010 | By LARA SETRAKIAN
    Note: Video included. "Bin Laden's Son Is Hospitalized After He Hears His Father's Voice Omar Bin Laden Is Treated for Schizophrenia, Wife Asks for Divorce" July 9, 2010 SNIPPET: ""It's true that he was put on medication but released himself early," said a spokesman for Zeina Al Sabah, Omar's wife. The spokesman confirmed that Omar had bipolar disorder and was on anti-depressants." SNIPPET: ""Omar loves and hates Osama at the same time," she said." SNIPPET: "Omar, 29, has denounced his father's terrorist tactics and ideology. But he still maintains an emotional bond..." SNIPPET: "Much of Osama Bin Laden's family, comprising...
  • Unofficial release of Usama Bin Laden at-sea-burial photo from US Navy.

    05/05/2011 9:04:56 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 36 replies
    05 MAY 2001 | dcbryan1
    Uh oh....looks like some Navy squids took a picture of bin Laden being buried at sea!
  • Photos show three dead men at bin Laden raid house (Reuters Photos - Graphic)

    05/04/2011 3:42:05 PM PDT · by mojito · 59 replies
    Calgary Sun/Reuters ^ | 5/4/2011 | Unattributed
    ISLAMABAD - Photographs acquired by Reuters and taken about an hour after the U.S. assault on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad in Pakistan show three dead men lying in pools of blood, but no weapons. The photos, taken by a Pakistani security official who entered the compound after the early morning raid on Monday, show two men dressed in traditional Pakistani garb and one in a t-shirt, with blood streaming from their ears, noses and mouths. The official, who wished to remain anonymous, sold the pictures to Reuters. None of the men looked like bin Laden. U.S. President Barack...
  • Obama: We’re Not At War With Islam / Islam: We’re At War With You

    05/04/2011 7:35:19 PM PDT · by Walter Scott Hudson · 5 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | May 4, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    When President Barack Obama announced to the world that Osama bin Laden was killed by American forces in Pakistan, he made sure to distinguish the Al-Qaeda leader's career of terror from any religious affiliation. ... the United States is not –- and never will be -– at war with Islam. I’ve made clear, just as President Bush did shortly after 9/11, that our war is not against Islam. Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader; Conservative talk radio host Bill Cunningham, who was on the air at the time of Obama's announcement, took the president's claim further and suggested that...
  • Photos from the Bin Laden Raid

    05/04/2011 1:27:44 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 77 replies · 2+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed May 4, 2011 3:50pm EDT | Adrees Latif
    Photographs acquired by Reuters and taken about an hour after the U.S. assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad in Pakistan show three dead men lying in pools of blood, but no weapons. The photos, taken by a Pakistani security official who entered the compound after the early morning raid on Monday, show two men dressed in traditional Pakistani garb and one in a t-shirt, with blood streaming from their ears, noses and mouths. The official, who wished to remain anonymous, sold the pictures to Reuters.
  • Thank You President Bush: Unapologetic Leadership vs Opportunistic Hypocrisy!

    05/01/2011 9:24:54 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 13 replies
    Self | May 1, 2011 | Self
    Much love & respect to our fighting men & women who have made this glorious day possible; the death of Usama Bin Laden. And thank you President Bush for setting this chain of events in motion and never relenting from your goal of defeating terrorism...all despite being demonized & protested by countless liberals who will now shamelessly attempt to take credit for the sacrifices of our military! And will someone please remind President Obama, President Bush made the capture and/or killing of Usama his top priority; as well as approving countless missions aiming to do just that. And unless my...
  • President Obama Refuses to Acknowledge the Islamic Threat to America

    01/11/2010 6:06:24 PM PST · by parkerj · 3 replies · 363+ views
    theFinancialSkinny ^ | January 11, 2010 | theFinancialSkinny
    So Mr. President, prove to us that an airport official in Amsterdam didn't conspire with Al Qaeda to bomb this plane. Show us Abdulmutallab's original passport and visa. Maybe you can find it where you hide your birth certificate.
  • Should We Close Israel?

    01/04/2010 3:44:14 PM PST · by parkerj · 28 replies · 1,365+ views
    theFinancialSkinny ^ | January 4, 2010 | theFinancialSkinny
    Victoria's Secret televises a show each year of attractive, scantily clad females whom Usama bin Laden and his merry band of Neanderthals find scandalous and hold out as an example of American evil. Should we close Victoria's secret?
  • One of the Men Who Created Al Qaeda Rips Into Usama bin Laden

    02/25/2009 12:38:24 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies · 1,783+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, February 24, 2009 | Bret Baier
    Now some fresh pickings from the Political Grapevine: Founding Fodder One of the founders of Al Qaeda has written a book repudiating terrorism and railing against Usama bin Laden and deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri. The Daily Telegraph newspaper reports Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, better known as Doctor Fadl, led an Islamist insurgency in Egypt in the 1990s. Now he writes that the terrorist attacks on 9/11 were both immoral and counterproductive: "Ramming America has become the shortest road to fame and leadership among the Arabs and Muslims. But what good is it if you destroy one of your enemy's buildings, and he...
  • Interview with Bin Laden Task Force Leader Michael Scheuer

    02/21/2009 12:25:52 PM PST · by ADReditor · 2 replies · 303+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | 09/11/2008 | John Barnhart
    "The first one I knew of was an attempt to try and capture Bin Laden in the second week of June 1998 and the White house decided they didn't want to do it because they were afraid that if it went bad, or Usama Bin Laden resisted and it went bad and he were to be killed that America would be accused of assassination. The last chance that I know of consecutive opportunities on five consecutive nights in May of 1999 in Kandahar City, Afghanistan and we knew which house he was spending the house in on each of those...
  • Swedish terror suspect extradited from Czech Republic to the United States

    09/25/2007 12:28:10 PM PDT · by Grzegorz 246 · 19 replies · 394+ views
    AP ^ | Tuesday, September 25, 2007
    PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- A Swedish citizen wanted in the U.S. on suspicion of plotting to set up a terrorist camp there was extradited Tuesday from the Czech Republic, officials said. Czech Justice minister Jiri Pospisil ruled on Sept 18 there was no reason to refuse a U.S. extradition request for Oussama Kassir, spokeswoman Zuzana Kuncova said. Kassir left the country by plane on Tuesday bound for the United States, said Kuncova. Kassir was arrested on Dec. 11, 2005, at Prague's Ruzyne international airport while flying from Stockholm, Sweden, to Beirut, Lebanon. He has been held in a Czech prison...
  • Usama bin Laden Does His Best Ward Churchill Impression

    09/12/2007 4:36:37 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 15 replies · 439+ views
    Blogger News Network ^ | September 12, 2007
    In the video Usama bin Laden released last week, he attempts to rebut the "neocon" assertion that immediate withdrawal from Iraq will precipitate a genocidal bloodbath with a history lesson that could have been delivered at any number of college campuses in the U.S.: "[T]he morality and culture of the holocaust is your culture, not our culture. In fact, burning living beings is forbidden in our religion, even if they be small like the ant, so what of man?! The holocaust of the Jews was carried out by your brethren in the middle of Europe, but had it been closer...
  • Usama For President?

    09/10/2007 4:31:19 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 7 replies · 371+ views
    Usama bin Laden must be following the U.S. presidential campaign so closely that he has begun channeling the talking points of several candidates, as evidenced by this transcript of his latest video: UBL: "[D]espite America being the greatest economic power and possessing the most powerful and up-to-date military arsenal as well; and despite it spending on this war and is army more than the entire world spends on its armies; and despite it being the being the major state influencing the policies of the world, as if it has a monopoly on the unjust right of veto; despite all of...
  • Transcript: Counterterror Experts Debate Clinton Claims on 'FNS'

    10/02/2006 2:08:18 AM PDT · by windchime · 72 replies · 2,141+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 1, 2006 | Fox News
    The following is a partial transcript of the Oct. 1, 2006, edition of "FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace": "FOX NEWS SUNDAY" HOST CHRIS WALLACE: Bill Clinton said a lot of things in our interview last week. How much of it was true? Well, we've assembled a panel of experts to discuss just that: Daniel Benjamin, a counterterrorism expert for the Clinton National Security Council; Michael Scheuer, who ran the CIA unit that hunted Usama bin Laden; and Lawrence Wright, author of a behind-the-scenes new book on the run-up to 9/11 called "The Looming Tower." We should note we invited...
  • The Bill Clinton "bullying factor"

    09/28/2006 6:50:49 PM PDT · by redstate38 · 95 replies · 2,386+ views
    RenewAmerica.us ^ | 9/28/06 | Marie Jon'
    President Bill Clinton was overbearing, threatening, and in the face of "FOX News Sunday" host Chris Wallace. The wild eyed, finger wagging Clinton was astonishing to watch and embarrassing. He possibly could have been charged with assault and battery against the Fox host. Chris Wallace, the son of liberal 60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace, appeared to be overwhelmed by the ire of his guest. Clinton was ready to pounce on anything the mild mannered interviewer asked. In most states, an assault/battery is committed when one person 1) tries to or does physically strike another, or 2) acts in a threatening...
  • US Treasury names suspected al Qaeda fund-raisers

    08/03/2006 12:57:36 PM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 6 replies · 840+ views
    Yahoo News/Reuters ^ | August 3, 2006 | Reuters Staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday named the Philippine and Indonesian branches of the International Islamic Relief Organization as fund-raisers for al Qaeda and other terror groups. It also designated one of the Saudi-based organization's high-ranking officials, Abd Al Hamid Sulaiman Al-Mujil, as a fund-raiser for al Qaeda. The action means that no American can have any dealings with the two branches of the organization or with Al-Mujil and that any assets they have in the United States will be frozen. "Al-Mujil has a long record of supporting Islamic militant groups, and he has maintained a cell...