The publisher of a firsthand account of the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden said Tuesday it was moving up its release date by one week to September 4.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the Navy SEAL who has written a book with details on the Bin Laden raid.
A book company said Wednesday that it will release on September 11 a firsthand account of the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Pakistan's faltering fight to end a crippling disease is now hurt by the raid on the OBL compound. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Inside the Pentagon there are historical displays for almost everything the military has done dating back to this country's Revolutionary War. There are also models of all kinds: planes, trucks, missiles, ships and submarines.
In a new book, a "60 Minutes" interview and other recent public statements, Jose Rodriguez, a three-decade veteran of the CIA who rose to become head of the National Clandestine Service, has stoutly defended the CIA's use of coercive interrogation techniques on al Qaeda detainees.
Some of the documents seized during the raid on bin Laden's compound have been posted online, CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
More than 2,700 CNN readers have shared what they think of Osama bin Laden's letters which were released Thursday.
At a campaign event Monday in New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney asserted that he too would have made the decision to send a U.S. Navy SEAL team to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, telling reporters, "Of course, even Jimmy Carter would have given that order."
A trove of never-before-seen letters by Osama bin Laden portray the terrorist leader as an irritated boss chiding his underlings for mistakes yet sure that they could pull off elaborate attacks against the United States.
Scores of pages of al Qaeda documents seized in last year's U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden were released Thursday.
Peter Bergen was the only journalist allowed in the al Qaeda leader's compound. He describes what he saw and learned.
We climbed the stairs to the third floor, where Osama bin Laden died early in the morning of May 2, 2011. I stepped into the bedroom where he was killed and looked up at the ceiling, where you could still see the patterns of blood that had spurted from bin Laden's head when the bullet fired by a U.S. Navy SEAL tore through the terrorist leader's face.
There is no better way for historians to assess Osama bin Laden's thinking and the real state of al Qaeda as it was understood by its leaders in the years after 9/11 than the "treasure trove" of more than 6,000 documents that were recovered by the U.S. Navy SEALs who raided bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, a year ago.
You would think that President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan yesterday and speech to the troops would have quieted -- at least for one night -- the latest installment of the GOP's "Faux Anger Chronicles." While most of the president's critics were silent or praised him for the trip, others didn't disappoint in following along with the fad.
Politics is a contact sport, and presidents tend to get tackled on every play, even the ones they've executed perfectly.
CNN's Matthew Chance takes a look at the cult of bin Laden, and how al Qaeda is faring a year since his killing
For the first time, the general public will be able to see a number of the 6,000-plus documents seized in last year's raid on Osama bin Laden's compound.
Authorities have "no indication of any specific, credible threats or plots" against the United States as a result of the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said Monday.
CNN's Candy Crowley reports on the political stir from an Obama campaign ad spotlighting the killing of Osama bin Laden.
[Updated 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 30] This is a view of Abbottabad, the town in northwest Pakistan where Osama bin Laden was killed one year ago this week.
It was probably only a matter of time -- about 365 days, in fact -- before the death of Osama bin Laden got into the political groundwater of 2012.
An aggressive public relations offensive by the White House, celebrating the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, is kicking up a hot political fuss. But are we arguing over the wrong question?
Time Magazine's Michael Crowley shares new information from the latest cover story on the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
It's not often that the White House holds a news conference late on a Sunday night. Especially an unscheduled one.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says there is no question that the United States is safer with Osama bin Laden, the architect of al Qaeda, dead, but contends there is no "silver bullet" to destroy the terror network.
Fourteen members of Osama bin Laden's family were deported to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan Friday, less than a week ahead of the first anniversary of his death at the hands of U.S. commandos.
Fourteen members of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family were deported Thursday night to Saudi Arabia.
A federal judge has turned aside calls to publicly release video and photographs of the U.S. military raid and aftermath that left al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden dead.
Pakistan's deportation of 14 members of Osama bin Laden's family to Saudi Arabia occurred just one week shy of the first anniversary of his death at the hands of U.S. commandos.
Pakistan will deport the widows and children of terrorism mastermind Osama bin Laden to Saudi Arabia next week, their attorney said Friday.
Hillary Clinton recounts the mood at the White House during the bin Laden raid and the public celebration that followed.
A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters on Monday to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan, the widows' lawyer said.
Pakistan has fired a doctor who helped the CIA to hunt Osama bin Laden, a senior government official told CNN.
Terrorism analyst Peter Bergen says Osama bin Laden was "focused" on President Obama and worried about al Qaeda's image.
Osama bin Laden spent years on the run in Pakistan after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, moving from one safe house to another and fathering four children, at least one of whom was born in a government hospital, his youngest widow has told Pakistani investigators.
Tapping away at his computer in the study of the suburban compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that he called home for the last years of his life, Osama bin Laden wrote memos urging his followers to continue to try to attack the United States, suggesting, for instance, they mount assassination attempts against President Obama and Gen. David Petraeus.
Authorities in Pakistan have launched legal proceedings against three widows of Osama Bin Laden. Reza Sayah reports.
Sohaib Athar, the IT consultant who tweeted the Osama bin Laden raid, is a guest at the CNN Grill at South by Southwest.
Osama bin Laden's hideout is being demolished, bringing an end to a symbol of American resolve and Pakistani frustration over how the operation was conducted.
Pakistan has not yet decided whether to try a Pakistani doctor for high treason for assisting the United States in gathering intelligence ahead of the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, a senior Pakistani government official said Monday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is acknowledging publicly the key role a Pakistani doctor who assisted the United States ahead of the strike on Osama bin Laden's compound last May that killed the terrorism mastermind.
Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul Friday about 500 meters from the infamous compound of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Syed Imtiaz, Hussain Shah a senior police official said.
The online realm is replete with a vast cornucopia of information, just waiting to provide the hungry masses with nourishing nuggets of knowledge -- or (as in "The Hunger Games") scary-ass weapons of mass destruction.
CNN's John Vause interviews Ken Robinson on the war and the war-weary on the 10th anniversary of the Afghan war.
From the Arab Spring to a global economic crisis to the killing of Osama bin Laden, 2011 has been defined by historic and dynamic events that will shape the world in the years ahead.
Big events do not always have big causes. The British once went to war over an injury to a sea captain's ear. And today's Pakistan may collapse into military rule because of one man's eagerness to read his name in the newspaper and see his face on TV.
Naming a product after the world's most notorious terrorist may not seem like a surefire route to commercial success.
CNN's Piers Morgan talks to Colin Powell about bin Laden's death, Occupy Wall Street and President Obama.
Stealth helicopters zoom toward a mystery compound in northern Pakistan, intent on capturing or killing the most wanted man in the world. Under cover of night they reach their target, but within moments one chopper is down and the mission is in jeopardy.
CNN's Susan Candiotti examines stepped-up security based on "credible" reports of a possible terror plot.
There are many lessons to be learned from our experiences before and after 9/11. One lesson is that when you get a wake-up call...Wake Up! We received many wake-up calls from Osama bin Laden before 9/11.
Kathryn Bigelow, who made the Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" on the Iraq war, is in the preliminary stages of making a movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden and has gotten access to top White House, Pentagon and CIA officials about the raid.
What went into the making and training of Navy SEAL team six? CNN's Chris Lawrence found out.
Documents in bin Laden compound speak of plan to attack Obama, as CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Documents recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan show that al Qaeda spoke of attacking President Barack Obama and Gen. David Petraeus, a source familiar with the materials recovered from the compound said Friday.
Pakistani security forces have detained a doctor who is suspected of helping the CIA try to collect DNA samples from people who lived in Osama bin Laden's compound before the terrorist leader's death.
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.
CNN's Nic Robertson discusses the cell phone recovered by the U.S. during the Osama bin Laden raid.
A member of a Pakistani-based militant group is denying a New York Times report that a cellphone found during the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound contains information that links his group to bin Laden.
Most Pakistanis told pollsters they disapproved of the U.S. military operation that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the direction their country was headed, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
Pakistan was aware of increased U.S. intelligence activity in the country weeks before the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May, an Arab diplomat with direct knowledge of the events and a senior Pakistani official told CNN Saturday.
The United States has formally dropped criminal charges against former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Pakistan last month.
Pakistan's intelligence agency has detained several people who gave information to the United States before the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden, officials in Pakistan said Wednesday.
A new video message was released Wednesday from key al Qaeda figure Ayman al-Zawahiri, the man who was once second in command of the organization under Osama bin Laden.
CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on whether the Taliban will break ties with Afghanistan now that Osama bin Laden is dead.
A former associate of Osama bin Laden, described by authorities as a "Pakistan-based attack planner," has been arrested in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the NATO-led coalition said Thursday.
A CIA team of forensics specialists has been granted permission by the Pakistani government to visit the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed, to search for possibly hidden or buried documents, a U.S. official confirms to CNN.
The U.S. military's black ops mission resulting in Osama bin Laden's death this month will be the subject of a movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, who both worked on best picture-winning "The Hurt Locker," Columbia Pictures said Wednesday.
A jihadist website on Saturday posted an audio message purportedly from key al Qaeda figure Ayman al-Zawahiri.
President Barack Obama visited the Central Intelligence Agency's headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on Friday to thank operatives at the CIA and elsewhere for their work in tracking down Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Laden's sudden elimination created a leadership void for al Qaeda, setting up a possible power struggle involving the organization's various factions, CNN sources and analysts say.
Osama bin Laden is purported to praise uprisings that took place in North Africa on tape. CNN'S Eliot Spitzer reports
Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an Arab Spring audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed.
Sec. Gates and Adm. Mullen say the raid on bin Laden's compound is humbling and humiliating to Pakistan's military.
The Yemeni wing of al Qaeda is trying to position itself for greater power and influence, a sign of an evolving power struggle in the militant group since the killing of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. official told CNN Wednesday.
The raid on Osama bin Laden's house revealed a financial trail, as CNN's Stan Grant reports.
Materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan confirm that the al Qaeda leader communicated with the Yemen-based group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to a U.S. official familiar with the ongoing U.S. analysis of the documents.
CNN's Stan Grant profiles a revered Pakistani Taliban cleric once jailed for leading a shootout at a radical mosque.
Visits by outsiders to the Osama bin Laden compound were "few and far between," a U.S. official said.
The United States has sent drones to strike at suspected militants in Pakistan five times in the last 11 days, nearly triple the pace prior to the successful May 1 raid to kill Osama bin Laden.
An Australian roofer is enjoying beers with pals when an explosion rips off most of his calf. A mother in Florida would like to tell her son about Osama bin Laden's death, except her son, too, is dead. A Texas woman, blinded by a blast in Kenya, marvels at the irony of fate.
President Barack Obama's decision to order a raid against Osama bin Laden in Pakistan was a courageous and gutsy call, said U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
CNN's Hala Gorani tells John King about bin Laden's video and its connection to the Arab uprisings.
Pakistan's parliament threatened Saturday to cut off access to a facility used by NATO forces to ferry troops into Afghanistan, signaling a growing rift that began when U.S. commandos killed Osama bin Laden during a raid on a Pakistani compound.
An unreleased audio message from Osama bin Laden, produced in late April, days before his death, in which he talks in support of the so-called "Arab Spring," was seized at the compound during the U.S. raid, according to a U.S. official.
A conservative legal watchdog group has filed the first lawsuit seeking public release of video and photographs of the U.S. military raid and aftermath that left al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden dead.
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has voiced support for the killing of al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden by U.S. forces, saying it was legally justified.
Members of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that attacked Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound were wearing helmet-mounted digital cameras that recorded the mission, a U.S. military official told CNN Friday.
Three of Osama bin Laden's widows have been interviewed by U.S. intelligence officers under the supervision of Pakistani's intelligence service, according to sources in both governments.
Three of Osama bin Laden's wives have been interrogated by U.S. intelligence officers, according to government sources.
At a memorial held to honor Osama bin Laden, a Somali militant group affiliated with al Qaeda said this week it will avenge his death.
Sen. John McCain tells CNN's John King his reaction to seeing pictures of the dead al Qaeda leader.
Two U.S. lawmakers joined the call Thursday for the release of photos of Osama bin Laden's body after seeing the images themselves.
U.S. officials say several key indicators bolster their initial impression that Osama bin Laden had a support network in Pakistan that resulted in his staying in one location for the past several years, feeling comfortable he would not get caught.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh investigates the time Pakistanis took to respond after U.S. forces raided bin Laden's compound.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks with Jeanne Meserve and Frances Townsend about secrets in Osama bin Laden's diary.
Data and documents taken from the compound show that messages from Osama bin Laden did make it out of the compound to other members of al Qaeda, a U.S. official says.
From Morocco to the foothills of the Himalayas, the call for revenge echoes across the internet. Online forums associated with al Qaeda overflow with eulogies for Osama bin Laden, and with declarations that global jihad will continue. Even Facebook groups have emerged to mourn the demise of the world's most wanted man.
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