Posts Tagged ‘Osama bin Laden’

Architects of disastrous Iraq War still at large

(Media Release) Bombs going off in Iraq? Well, it happens all the time – what’s there to see? Let’s all move along shall we? On Thursday, at least 13 people were killed in a ISIS attack on a café in Baghdad for the ‘crime’ of watching a football match. The day before at least 88 people […]

Philippines unrest: Who are the Abu Sayyaf group?

(Media Release) Abu Sayyaf is one of the smallest and most violent jihadist groups in the southern Philippines. Its name means “bearer of the sword” and it is notorious for kidnapping for ransom, and for attacks on civilians and the army. In 2004 it bombed a ferry in Manila Bay, killing 116 people. It is […]

Have we been told the truth about Bin Laden’s death?

(Media Release) A recent controversial account of the death of Osama Bin Laden claims there was a conspiracy at the highest levels of the US and Pakistani government to assassinate him. I have been investigating al-Qaeda and Bin Laden for the BBC for nearly two decades – a quest which has taken me from the […]

Pakistan orders Save the Children to leave country

(Media Release) Pakistan has ordered the charity Save the Children to leave the country, with an official accusing the NGO of “anti-Pakistan” activities. Police have sealed off their offices in Islamabad and foreign staff given 15 days to leave the country. Save the Children said it “strongly objected” to the action. Pakistan has previously linked […]

Boko Haram crisis: How have Nigeria’s militants become so strong?

(Media Release)Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram is waging the most brutal insurgency in Africa. It has seized vast amounts of territory, threatening Nigeria’s territorial integrity and opening a new frontier by targeting neighbouring Cameroon. Officials estimate that some three million people are affected by the humanitarian crisis caused by the five-year insurgency in the […]


Over the weekend, Facebook took down a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS) which highlighted the fact that Obama denied backup to the forces being overrun in Benghazi. The message was contained in a meme which demonstrated how Obama had relied on the SEALS when he was ready to let them get Osama […]

Pentagon threatens ex-Navy SEAL over book on bin Laden raid

By Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube, NBC News The former Navy SEAL who just wrote a book about the Osama bin Laden raid is in violation of the non-disclosure agreements he signed, the Department of Defense General Counsel said Thursday. General Counsel Jeh Johnson wrote in a letter to “Mark Owen,” the author’s pen name, that by […]

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