The $1.2 Trillion Trap: What America Gave Up For 10 Years Of War Since 9/11

Today is September 11th, the tenth anniversary of the horrific and inhumane Al Qaeda-led terrorist attacks that killed approximately 3,000 innocents.

As Americans pause and reflect on how these attacks changed our country and the world, we should reflect upon one of deceased terrorist leader Osama Bin Ladens primary goals: bankrupting America. In an audio […]

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http://thinkprogress.org/security/2011/09/11/316279/1-2-trillion-trap-america-9-11-wars/

We went to Osama bin Laden’s former Pakistan hideout so you wouldn’t have to

Since 2006, Vice has closely followed and chronicled the growing political turmoil in Pakistan, when founder Suroosh Alvi visited the infamous gun market of Darra Adamkhel.

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http://www.vbs.tv/blog/we-went-back-to-pakistan

Worst Terrorist Video Ever

The real victim of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is the production value on those terrorist threat videos.

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http://www.cracked.com/video_18258_worst-terrorist-video-ever.html

Osama Bin Laden’s Wives Could Be the Key to Punishing Pakistan

One of Bin Laden’s wives was shot in the leg during the raid, but Pakistan “has said nothing about allowing interviews of the wives, who were among the handful of survivors of the raid.”

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http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2011/05/osama_bin_laden_wives_pakistan.php

2 Blasts Reported In Pakistan Town Where Osama Bin Laden Was Killed

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — Witnesses say two loud explosions have rocked the Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. raid.

The source of the blasts were not immediately clear.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/08/abbottabad-explosions-pakistan-bin-laden_n_859116.html

Ohio hotel: Half-staff US flag not mourning bin Laden

An Ohio hotel has been fending off angry phone calls because a broken rope on its flagpole led some to think the business was mourning the death of Osama bin Laden.

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42930061/ns/us_news-life/t/ohio-hotel-half-staff-us-flag-not-mourning-bin-laden/

Bin Laden compound location suggested by 2008 study

Professors concluded in a 2008 study there was a high probability Osama Bin Laden was living in the town where he was finally found by US operatives.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13275104

A Gallery of Comic Book Characters Punching Hitler

Believe it or not, I actually came up with this idea before either Osama bin Laden got killed or I knew Hitler died on this weekend in 1945.

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http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2011/05/04/a-gallery-of-comic-book-characters-punching-hitler/

How Republicans have tried — and failed — to claim credit for bin Laden’s death, with the help of torture

Like so many memes that persist in politics, this one started on the Internet.

The morning after President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan, conservatives started crowing that credit should be given to President George W. Bush — specifically, for having the foresight and courage to torture the people who provided the initial scraps of intel that ultimately led the CIA to a giant compound just north of Islamabad.

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http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/05/how-republicans-are-claiming-credit-for-the-death-of-osama-bin-laden.php

Panetta: ‘Enhanced interrogation’ included water boarding

In an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams, CIA Director Leon Panetta confirms that the intelligence needed to find Osama bin Laden was gained, in part, by interrogation techniques that included water-boarding.

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/42887470#42887470

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