Tag archive for ‘Osama Bin Laden’
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Power Wars Symposium: Further on the law of the bin Laden operation, Part I

By Marty Lederman Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in a symposium Just Security is hosting in conjunction with this week’s release of Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency by Charlie More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

The Legal Justifications Obama Used To Kill Osama Bin Laden

President Barack Obama left the legal rationale behind the killing of Osama Bin Laden to four lawyers who had to work in secret in the weeks leading up to the mission. The New York Times published an excerpt Wednesday More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Decoding America’s Afghan dilemma

Barack Obama’s announcement about US troops continuing to stay on in Afghanistan is a recognition of the threat still posed by Islamist radicals. This November would mark 14 years of the presence of American More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 19th, 2015

New York Times has bizarre story on bin Laden

By Peter Bergen Story highlights Peter Bergen: Times magazine cover story says incorrectly that we don’t know truth about the bin Laden killing Participants in raid and U.S. officials would have More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

On Seymour Hersh’s theory

By Jahanzeb Hussain American journalist Seymour Hersh, whose reporting of the 1969 My Lai massacre in Vietnam made him a legend, created some buzz with his latest story in the London Review of Books about the U.S. More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

ISIS is US: the Empire and the Evil Genie It Released

By Paul Street Picturing Papal Petrification The reigning politics and media culture of the United States is not without moments of high comic relief. Three weeks ago, for example, CNN’s Chris Cuomo presented More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, September 11th, 2015

A thousand 9/11s

The 9/11 attack was just the beginning of the bloodletting and the wanton abuse of law to extend unaccountable state authority By Nafeez Ahmed Fourteen years ago, 2,996 people were murdered when four civilian More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Aymal Al-Zawahiri and Leadership Crisis in Al-Qaeda

By Arsla Khan  Dr Aymal Al-Zawahiri became the chief of Al-Qaeda after the sudden killing of Osama Bin Laden (OBL) by Americans in 2011. Despite the fact that Zawahiri was a long time companion of OBL and a well-known More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

U.S. Ready for War With Pakistan

Tony Cartalucci writes: Attempts to paint Pakistan as a dangerous enemy of the West and a prime candidate for military intervention has been made once again by those in the Western media. ABC News, in an article More...