Osama bin Laden http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Osama bin Laden en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:32:32 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss President Bill Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657014/President-Bill-Clinton-papers-Bin-Laden-Haiti-and-Supreme-Court.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657014/President-Bill-Clinton-papers-Bin-Laden-Haiti-and-Supreme-Court.html President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story,... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:31 MDT Government to release more Clinton White House records http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656860/Government-to-release-more-Clinton-White-House-records.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656860/Government-to-release-more-Clinton-White-House-records.html The National Archives said Wednesday it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:03:58 MDT Feds: Terror support defendant a risk to reoffend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656769/Feds-Terror-support-defendant-a-risk-to-reoffend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656769/Feds-Terror-support-defendant-a-risk-to-reoffend.html Authorities are worried that a British citizen facing sentencing for supporting terrorists in Afghanistan will return to the... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:46:46 MDT Hamblin & Peterson: Turning the clock back to the 7th century in Iraq? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606770/Turning-the-clock-back-to-the-7th-century-in-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606770/Turning-the-clock-back-to-the-7th-century-in-Iraq.html The "Islamic State in Iraq and Syria" is seeking to revive the ancient Islamic "caliphate." What is the background for this... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:57:58 MDT Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655960/Benghazi-case-unfolds-against-political-backdrop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655960/Benghazi-case-unfolds-against-political-backdrop.html The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:14:48 MDT David Blankenhorn: Where to start with Iraq: We need to find our grounding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605912/Where-to-start-with-Iraq-We-need-to-find-our-grounding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605912/Where-to-start-with-Iraq-We-need-to-find-our-grounding.html The current crisis in Iraq is so messy, and all of its likely outcomes so tragic, that it’s hard to know what or even... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Iraq must be saved from extremists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605590/Iraq-must-be-saved-from-extremists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605590/Iraq-must-be-saved-from-extremists.html The debate over who lost Iraq is tempting. But it is not the focus of serious foreign policy thinkers and former government... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: In Iraq, the United States has the responsibility to address threats to American interests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605267/In-Iraq-the-United-States-has-the-responsibility-to-address-threats-to-American-interests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605267/In-Iraq-the-United-States-has-the-responsibility-to-address-threats-to-American-interests.html President George W. Bush received criticism in 2003 for declaring “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq. President... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Senator: Bergdahl deal was sealed the day before the swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:26:29 MDT CIA disciplines 15 officers in harassment cases http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654796/CIA-disciplines-15-officers-in-harassment-cases.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654796/CIA-disciplines-15-officers-in-harassment-cases.html When Ilana Sara Greenstein was a CIA case officer working at headquarters a decade ago, she said, a married senior manager... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Taliban video shows handover of US soldier http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654450/Taliban-video-shows-handover-of-US-soldier.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654450/Taliban-video-shows-handover-of-US-soldier.html As a tense-looking Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to U.S. forces, one of his Taliban captors warned him: "Don't come back... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:27:14 MDT Kathleen Parker: Bergdahl exchange reminds us of some unpleasant facts of life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604458/Bergdahl-exchange-reminds-us-of-some-unpleasant-facts-of-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604458/Bergdahl-exchange-reminds-us-of-some-unpleasant-facts-of-life.html The exchange of Guantanamo detainees has reminded us of unpleasant facts of life: The United States does negotiate with... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:23:43 MDT Obama: Congress consulted on prisoner exchange http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654413/Obama-Congress-consulted-on-prisoner-exchange.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654413/Obama-Congress-consulted-on-prisoner-exchange.html President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his decision to release five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 MDT US concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654378/US-concluded-in-2010-that-Army-Sgt-Bowe-Bergdahl-walked-away.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654378/US-concluded-in-2010-that-Army-Sgt-Bowe-Bergdahl-walked-away.html A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:30:16 MDT Debate stirs over US-Taliban captive swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654335/Debate-stirs-over-US-Taliban-captive-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654335/Debate-stirs-over-US-Taliban-captive-swap.html Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can expect a buoyant homecoming after five years in Taliban hands, but those in the government who... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:13:26 MDT Al-Qaida has changed shape, but is it weaker? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654301/Al-Qaida-has-changed-shape-but-is-it-weaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654301/Al-Qaida-has-changed-shape-but-is-it-weaker.html Al-Qaida has decentralized, yet it's unclear whether the terrorist network is weaker and less likely to launch a Sept.... Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:08:06 MDT US soldier from Idaho freed from captivity in Afghanistan after 5 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654265/US-soldier-from-Idaho-freed-from-captivity-in-Afghanistan-after-5-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654265/US-soldier-from-Idaho-freed-from-captivity-in-Afghanistan-after-5-years.html The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five... Sat, 31 May 2014 15:54:10 MDT Investigator: Office run by Obama's political staff in EPA is blocking investigations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653196/Investigator-Office-run-by-Obamas-political-staff-in-EPA-is-blocking-investigations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653196/Investigator-Office-run-by-Obamas-political-staff-in-EPA-is-blocking-investigations.html An office run by President Barack Obama's political staff inside the EPA has blocked investigations by the independent... Wed, 07 May 2014 12:05:56 MDT Pakistan police question American after FBI arrest http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653173/Pakistan-police-question-American-after-FBI-arrest.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653173/Pakistan-police-question-American-after-FBI-arrest.html Police in Pakistan questioned an American on Wednesday after U.S. authorities said an FBI agent on an anti-corruption... Wed, 07 May 2014 08:36:50 MDT Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651657/Long-sought-diplomat-added-to-FBIs-most-wanted.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651657/Long-sought-diplomat-added-to-FBIs-most-wanted.html A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:42:53 MDT Candidates for Afghanistan's presidential election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651276/Candidates-for-Afghanistans-presidential-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651276/Candidates-for-Afghanistans-presidential-election.html andidates are vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan's election on Saturday. A look at the field: Sat, 05 Apr 2014 12:26:51 MDT Senate panel votes to release CIA torture report http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651166/Senate-panel-votes-to-release-CIA-torture-report.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651166/Senate-panel-votes-to-release-CIA-torture-report.html The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:39:53 MDT Senators set to demand release of 'torture report' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651066/Senators-set-to-demand-release-of-torture-report.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651066/Senators-set-to-demand-release-of-torture-report.html A Senate panel appears likely to demand the release of a contentious torture report that has sharply divided lawmakers and... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:09:04 MDT Senate torture report examines hunt for bin Laden http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650912/Senate-torture-report-examines-hunt-for-bin-Laden.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650912/Senate-torture-report-examines-hunt-for-bin-Laden.html A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:46:42 MDT Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650568/Bin-Laden-son-in-law-convicted-at-NYC-terror-trial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650568/Bin-Laden-son-in-law-convicted-at-NYC-terror-trial.html Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:59:01 MDT Mitt Romney slams Obama for 'faulty judgment' on Russia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650377/Mitt-Romney-slams-Obama-for-faulty-judgment-on-Russia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650377/Mitt-Romney-slams-Obama-for-faulty-judgment-on-Russia.html Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama could have done more to persuade Russia not to annex Crimea. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:16:21 MDT Bin Laden associates show no remorse in statements http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650303/Bin-Laden-associates-show-no-remorse-in-statements.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650303/Bin-Laden-associates-show-no-remorse-in-statements.html In public statements a week apart, al-Qaida's self-professed Sept. 11 mastermind and a Kuwaiti imam who met with Osama bin... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:43:39 MDT Al-Qaida spokesman recounts 9/11 aftermath http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650109/Al-Qaida-spokesman-recounts-911-aftermath.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650109/Al-Qaida-spokesman-recounts-911-aftermath.html Osama bin Laden's hours in a dark Afghanistan cave the evening of the Sept. 11 attacks were brought to light when his... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:11:03 MDT Ex-al-Qaida spokesman recalls 9/11 with bin Laden; predicted US would kill leader, topple Taliban http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650077/Ex-al-Qaida-spokesman-recalls-911-with-bin-Laden-predicted-US-would-kill-leader-topple-Taliban.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650077/Ex-al-Qaida-spokesman-recalls-911-with-bin-Laden-predicted-US-would-kill-leader-topple-Taliban.html In surprise testimony in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law recounted the night of the Sept. 11... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:59:09 MDT John B. Quigley: It was senseless to invade nations with tribal factions opposed to democracy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598779/It-was-senseless-to-invade-nations-with-tribal-factions-opposed-to-democracy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598779/It-was-senseless-to-invade-nations-with-tribal-factions-opposed-to-democracy.html In both Afghanistan and Iraq, we took military action that could have been avoided but which had predictable consequences... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Kerry says major powers agree on Iran nuclear deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641479/Kerry-says-major-powers-agree-on-Iran-nuclear-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641479/Kerry-says-major-powers-agree-on-Iran-nuclear-deal.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the major powers were unified on an Iran nuclear deal during weekend... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:55:03 MST Obama, Pakistani PM to meet amid easing tensions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640526/Obama-Pakistani-PM-to-meet-amid-easing-tensions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640526/Obama-Pakistani-PM-to-meet-amid-easing-tensions.html In the rocky relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan, the mere fact that President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:09:16 MDT US quietly releasing $1.6 billion in military, economic aid to Pakistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640248/US-quietly-releasing-16-billion-in-military-economic-aid-to-Pakistan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640248/US-quietly-releasing-16-billion-in-military-economic-aid-to-Pakistan.html The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:35:40 MDT Mexican media thanks USA after soccer victory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588702/Mexican-media-thanks-USA-after-soccer-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588702/Mexican-media-thanks-USA-after-soccer-victory.html After the United States men’s soccer team won their World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday night, the Mexican media... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:05:00 MDT Libya wants 'clarification' in al-Qaida leader nab http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639409/Libya-wants-clarification-in-al-Qaida-leader-nab.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639409/Libya-wants-clarification-in-al-Qaida-leader-nab.html Libya said Sunday it has asked the United States for "clarifications" regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 07:50:53 MDT Bomb kills 2 in Pakistan anti-polio drive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639404/Bomb-kills-2-in-Pakistan-anti-polio-drive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639404/Bomb-kills-2-in-Pakistan-anti-polio-drive.html A bomb exploded next to a van carrying Pakistani security guards tasked with protecting workers involved in an anti-polio... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 06:54:53 MDT U.S. forces nab al-Qaida leader in raid; Libyan leaders want 'clarification' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639371/US-forces-nab-al-Qaida-leader-in-raid-Libyan-leaders-want-clarification.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639371/US-forces-nab-al-Qaida-leader-in-raid-Libyan-leaders-want-clarification.html Libya said Sunday it has asked the United States for "clarifications" regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 12:18:51 MDT Afghan opposition leader to run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638968/Afghan-opposition-leader-to-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638968/Afghan-opposition-leader-to-run-for-president.html A prominent Afghan opposition leader declared his candidacy Tuesday for next year's presidential election, a key vote that... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:11:32 MDT Wal-Mart pulls Osama bin Laden costume after pressure from Sikh community http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587395/Wal-Mart-pulls-Osama-bin-Laden-costume-after-pressure-from-Sikh-community.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587395/Wal-Mart-pulls-Osama-bin-Laden-costume-after-pressure-from-Sikh-community.html An Osama bin Laden costume sold by Wal-Mart and other major United States retailers has been removed after store management... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:25:00 MDT Departing FBI chief worries about airborne terror http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636431/Departing-FBI-chief-worries-about-airborne-terror.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636431/Departing-FBI-chief-worries-about-airborne-terror.html The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller's dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much... Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636298/Manning-sentenced-to-35-years-in-WikiLeaks-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636298/Manning-sentenced-to-35-years-in-WikiLeaks-case.html Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT US orders diplomats out of Lahore, Pakistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635575/US-orders-diplomats-out-of-Lahore-Pakistan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635575/US-orders-diplomats-out-of-Lahore-Pakistan.html Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:43:53 MDT Wikileaks: Expert says enemy could've used info http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635521/Wikileaks-Expert-says-enemy-couldve-used-info.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635521/Wikileaks-Expert-says-enemy-couldve-used-info.html A U.S. military expert on militant Islamism testified Thursday that al-Qaida members could have used the classified... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:28:43 MDT 3 suspected US drones kill 12 militants in Yemen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635527/3-suspected-US-drones-kill-12-militants-in-Yemen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635527/3-suspected-US-drones-kill-12-militants-in-Yemen.html Three U.S. drone strikes killed a total of 12 suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, raising... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:23:14 MDT UN experts say al-Qaida affiliates remain a threat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635438/UN-experts-say-al-Qaida-affiliates-remain-a-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635438/UN-experts-say-al-Qaida-affiliates-remain-a-threat.html Al-Qaida's senior leadership has a diminished ability to direct global terror operations but the threat from loosely linked... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:45:45 MDT What others say: Barring the embassy door isn't much of a strategy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584265/What-others-say-Barring-the-embassy-door-isnt-much-of-a-strategy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584265/What-others-say-Barring-the-embassy-door-isnt-much-of-a-strategy.html While bipartisan support in the face of a possible terrorist attack is appreciated, what about what does it mean that that... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:20:00 MDT In our opinion: Intercepted 'chatter' similar to 9/11 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635386/Intercepted-chatter-similar-to-911.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635386/Intercepted-chatter-similar-to-911.html It is, perhaps, inevitable that the decision to close U.S. embassies and diplomatic posts in certain parts of the world due... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Investigations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634735/Investigations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634735/Investigations.html Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT CIA let 9/11 prisoner design vacuum cleaner http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633797/CIA-let-911-prisoner-design-vacuum-cleaner.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633797/CIA-let-911-prisoner-design-vacuum-cleaner.html Confined to the basement of a CIA secret prison in Romania about a decade ago, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the admitted... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:59:19 MDT What others say: Edward Snowden's limbo http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633235/Edward-Snowdens-limbo.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633235/Edward-Snowdens-limbo.html Just last Monday, Edward Snowden, who leaked massive quantities of classified information about top-secret U.S. government... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT