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He’s back: Film raises Zombie bin Laden from the dead

The Obama administration thought they had planned for every contingency when they took out terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden, but they didn’t expect this. In a low-budget film that could be making its way screens this summer, an undead Osama returns from his watery grave to raise an army of…

Official: Bin Laden kill team rescued Somali hostages

The U.S. soldiers who rescued two aid workers in Somalia on Tuesday night were with SEAL Team Six, the same Navy SEAL team that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, an administration official told The Associated Press on Wednesday morning. The hostages, an American woman and a Danish man who…

Obama: It’s time to ‘do some nation-building right here at home’

President Barack Obama said the state of the US union was “getting stronger,” defending his policies by saying “we’ve come too far to turn back now.” “As long as I’m president, I will work with anyone in this chamber to build on this momentum,” Obama said in his State of…

Radical cleric Abu Qatada wins extradition appeal

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday blocked the extradition by Britain of Jordanian national Abu Qatada, who is alleged to have been Osama Bin Laden’s right-hand-man in Europe. The court in its judgement said there was a “real risk” that evidence against Abu Qatada, a radical British-based Muslim cleric, had been “obtained by torture…

U.S. probes claims filmmaker given bin Laden mission info

WASHINGTON — The US military and CIA are probing claims that classified information about the killing of Osama bin Laden was given to Oscar winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow, a Republican lawmaker said Thursday. Peter King, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said he requested an investigation after reports…

Pakistan PM hits out at army amid coup fears

Pakistan’s embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursdaysaid conspirators were plotting to bring down his government and delivered an unprecedented tirade against the powerful military. In astonishing confirmation that he fears being ousted, he angrily denied the government was subservient to the army, long considered the chief arbiter of power in Pakistan as his administration grapples with…

Pakistan army wants Zardari out but not a coup

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s powerful army is fed up with unpopular President Asif Ali Zardari and wants him out of office, but through legal means and without a repeat of the coups that are a hallmark of the country’s 64 years of independence, military sources said. Tensions are rising between…

‘The protester’ named Time’s person of year

NEW YORK — “The protester” was named Time magazine’s person of the year Wednesday, a tribute to those bringing change across the Arab world as well as anti-corporate greed demonstrations in the US and Europe. “There’s this contagion of protest,” Time managing editor Richard Stengel said on NBC television. “These…

Man who hunted bin Laden busted for illegal firearm

An American businessman who was arrested in Pakistan last year carrying a pistol, dagger and samurai sword, claiming to be on a mission to find and kill terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, is now facing a new form of justice in his homeland. Gary Brooks Faulkner, whose odd quest earned…

Fox starts in immediately with the conspiracy theories

Looks like Fox News has really benefited from the small amount of time between Obama releasing his birth certificate and the death of Osama Bin Laden.  That's because they lost one conspiracy only to gain another: the inevitable claims that the Obama administration faked Osama Bin Laden's death.  Digby posted…

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