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How many films about the search for and killing of Osama bin Laden can the market bear? The answer appears to be three — a bad one, a good one and now, a messy but provocative one. National Geographic Channel's docudrama "Seal Team Six" was...
SAN FRANCISCO -- In an age of near instant communication, Twitter again became the world's town square as traffic to the service spiked minutes after the deadly Boston Marathon explosions. People rushed to Twitter for real-time information on fatalities...
A Navy SEAL who died in a free-fall parachuting accident this week during training exercises in Arizona was identified as Brett David Shadle of Elizabethville, Pa. The accident happened on Thursday near the Pinal Airpark in Marana, Ariz., where military...
Tags: Iraq, Pakistan, Awards and Prizes, Jan Brewer, Afghanistan
In some of his most expansive comments since his movie touched off a Washington firestorm, the screenwriter of "Zero Dark Thirty" defended his film as depicting torture accurately and said that a pending Senate investigation brought him "a chill." "We&...
The American raid to kill Osama bin Laden may be the most famous top-secret mission of all time, and the latest petal of secrecy was peeled away by Bin Laden's killer himself. On Monday, Esquire and the Center for Investigative Reporting co-released a...
The fog of Abbottabad strikes again. On Tuesday, confusion continued to swirl around Esquire magazine's cover story about the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden during the instantly legendary May 2011 raid on the terrorist leader's compound in...
Tags: Iraq, Veterans Affairs, Book, Entertainment, Osama bin Laden
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A land mine blast killed two polio vaccination workers in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, the latest in a recent wave of violence involving healthcare teams trying to eradicate the disease in the South Asian nation. The blast...
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Five female anti-polio workers in Pakistan were slain Tuesday by gunmen on motorcycles, police said, on the second day of a three-day national immunization campaign. Four of the women were killed in Karachi, the nation's largest...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Watching the first scene of "Zero Dark Thirty" is a jarring experience. Sort of like having a bag pulled off your head to find yourself in a windowless room, surrounded by very serious people. "It's a controversial subject, to put it lightly. But nobody...
In 2008, the screenwriter Mark Boal sought an appointment with a retired special-forces operator. Boal was researching a movie about the fruitless search for Osama bin Laden in the caves of Tora Bora six years before, and he wanted insight into how U.S....
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Recent U.S. drone missile strikes in northwest Pakistan have killed two Al Qaeda commanders, according to Pakistani intelligence sources, including a militant leader who had replaced Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, Abu...
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