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US: Classified Information in Book on Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 4th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says a new book about the Navy SEAL raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden last year contains “sensitive and classified” information that should not have been divulged. Defense Department spokesman George Little told reporters Tuesday that military officials had reviewed the book, “No Easy Day,” written by a former commando […]

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Pentagon Considers Legal Action Against Bin Laden Book Author

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon has warned it is considering legal action against the former U.S. commando who has written a first-person account of the raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden. In a letter to the author Thursday, the Pentagon said he is “in a material breach and violation of the non-disclosure agreements” that he signed […]

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Pentagon Considers Legal Action Against Bin Laden Book Author

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon has warned it is considering legal action against the former U.S. commando who has written a first-person account of the raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden. In a letter to the author Thursday, the Pentagon said he is “in a material breach and violation of the non-disclosure agreements” that he signed […]

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Book Differs From Official Bin Laden Death Account

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A new first-person account of the U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden says the al-Qaida leader was unarmed and shot in a doorway, different from the official version of what happened last year in Pakistan. The Obama administration has maintained that members of the elite U.S. Navy SEALs force confronted bin Laden in […]

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Navy Seal Author of Book About bin Laden Raid Revealed

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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The name of the anonymous U.S. Navy SEAL (commando) who penned a book about the special U.S. military team that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Ladin last year has been revealed. U.S. media report the author is Matt Bisssonette, who retired from the Navy shortly after the operation in Pakistan that killed bin Laden. U.S. […]

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New Book to Discuss Killing of Osama bin Laden

Posted August 23rd, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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A member of the special U.S. military team that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden has written a book about the mission, raising concerns among U.S. officials about potential leaks of classified information. U.S. publisher Dutton says the book was written by a Navy SEAL member writing under the fictitious name of Mark Owen, in […]

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Seized Letters Reveal a Frustrated Bin Laden

Posted May 3rd, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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TYPE: CN )) A study of newly declassified documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan after his death last year highlights what was, at times, an apparently difficult relationship between al-Qaida’s core group and its affiliates. The documents in the form of letters, analyzed and released by the U.S. Military Academy Thursday, show […]

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Hundreds of Pakistanis Rally on Bin Laden Death Anniversary

Posted May 2nd, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Pakistanis took to the streets Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s death. U.S. special forces killed bin Laden during a covert raid in the garrison Pakistani town of Abbottabad on May 2, 2011. In the southwestern city of Quetta, members of the pro-Taliban Jammat-e-Ulema Party condemned bin […]

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Obama: US Not Politicizing Raid that Killed Bin Laden

Posted April 30th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says his administration is not politicizing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, pushing back on criticism that the White House is indulging in “excessive celebration” over the terrorist leader’s death. Speaking days before the first anniversary of the U.S. commando raid in Pakistan that killed the al-Qaida leader, Mr. Obama […]

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Pakistan Deports Bin Laden Family

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has deported Osama bin Laden’s family to Saudi Arabia, nearly a year after the al-Qaida leader was killed in a U.S. raid. Intelligence officials say bin Laden’s three widows — two Saudi nationals and a Yemeni — and their children were taken to the airport near Islamabad shortly after midnight Thursday, where a plane […]

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