Osama Bin Laden

9.11.19

Long Fall: The Most Famous 9/11 Photograph No One Has Seen

The Falling Man's descent into eternity lasted about 10 seconds.

6.4.18

The Democrat Who Compared Trump to Osama bin Laden Is an Amazing Dummy

Dan Helmer may not win his primary, but he's left behind an impressive legacy of crappy ads.

5.19.17

The Horrifying True Story of a CIA Waterboarding Victim

Despite being tortured and in CIA custody for over a decade, Abu Zubaydah has still not been charged with a crime.

3.14.16

Hitler, Bin Laden and Mussolini: Analysing the Poetry of History's Most Evil People

Apparently iron fists and tender souls aren't mutually exclusive.

11.10.15

The Drawbacks Of Jihad: Meet The British Rapper Who Was Accused Of Glorifying Terrorism

Aki Nawaz has been involved in sieges in Gaza, met with jihadists and attempted to visit Bin Laden. In the UK, he couldn't go out in public for fear of abuse. Now he's releasing his seventh album as the cult multi-ethnic hip-hop outfit Fun-Da-Mental.

9.14.15

The Former FBI Agent Who Believes He Could Have Prevented 9/11

Mark Rossini believes that if the CIA hadn't stopped a memo from reaching his bosses at the FBI, the terrorist attack – and the world-changing aftermath that followed – would never have happened.

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5.22.15

​What Osama bin Laden's Book Shelf Tells Us About the War for Our Minds

America wants to turn Osama bin Laden from a vague avatar of Evil into a human being.

5.21.15

Osama Bin Laden Loved Reading Conspiracy Theories and Noam Chomsky Books

A recently declassified partial list of materials seized in the raid that killed the terrorist leader reveals some of his preoccupations.

4.3.15

Two New York City Women Just Got Arrested for an Alleged Bomb Plot

One of the roommates apparently had Osama bin Laden as her phone's background photo.

1.14.15

Veterans with PTSD Have Found Solace at the Sausage Castle Party House in Florida

"I get a sense of camaraderie here... It seems at the end of the day like a family."

1.8.15

A Short History of the Controversies and Violence That Have Dogged ‘Charlie Hebdo’

The French newspaper that was the victim of a horrific terrorist attack has been sued, threatened, and even bombed for publishing drawings of Muhammad.

10.4.14

Documenting the Next Generation of Drone Pilots

Tonje Hessen Schei's new film focuses on the expert video gamers being recruited to fly drones.

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