| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:57 AM
To consider what director Kathryn Bigelow has accomplished in "Zero Dark Thirty," imagine the events depicted by the story if they'd been given the "Argo" treatment.
Not to take anything away from that rousing true (-ish) story of hostages freed and...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Zero Dark Thirty
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
"You can help yourself by being truthful." "Partial information will be treated as a lie." The CIA interrogators in the stunning new film Zero Dark Thirty keep coming back to these refrains as they do...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Any change in Pakistan’s caustic relationship with the U.S. in the next four years is likely to be viewed through the prism of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s tribal region -- two war-ravaged places where both Washington and Islamabad desperately...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:20 PM
"SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" (7 p.m. Nov. 4, Nat Geo; 2 stars) does the impossible: It makes the clandestine and no doubt harrowing U.S. mission that killed Osama bin Laden kind of dull.
Republicans have complained that the...
| Oct 17, 2012
Did the Taliban overplay their hand when their gunmen shot a 14-year-old Pakistani girl simply because she wanted to go to school? We can only hope.
Just when you think the militant Islamic Taliban movement can't sink any lower, you hear another story...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Pakistani authorities have ordered foreign workers with the Save the Children aid group to leave the country, after alleging ties between the group and a Pakistani doctor enlisted by the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden....
| Sep 5, 2012
No Easy Day
The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden
Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
Dutton: 315 pp., $26.95
Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette did not put the first slug into Osama bin...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:02 AM
After weeks of hype and recrimination, the public gets a look today at a Navy Seal's account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden -- a book that already is selling better than "Fifty Shades of Grey."
The author of "No Easy Day," is identified on...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:21 AM
The book written by a Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden hits the bookshelves today along with plenty of controversy.
"No Easy Day" was originally scheduled for release on September 11th and was co-written by the member of Seal...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:03 PM
The former Navy SEAL who wrote a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden launched another attack Friday as his lawyer disputed the Defense Department’s claim that he was required to obtain Pentagon approval before publishing the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:53 PM
The Pentagon formally warned a former Navy SEAL who has written a first-person account of the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden that he has violated his signed agreement not to divulge classified information and threatened him with legal action......