For years, the CIA hunted Bin Laden in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Michael Hurley, senior counsel to the 9/11 Commission and a former CIA officer who served in Afghanistan after 9/11, helped lead the search. He speaks with us about the significance of Osama Bin Laden's death.
The military carried out the attack on Osama Bin Laden, which resulted in his death late last night. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense and defense analyst at the Center for American Progess Larry Korb speaks with us about how the military carried out this operation.
President Obama gave a statement last night, with little advance warning, on the dramatic U.S. attack on Osama Bin Laden. His statement confirmed rumors that had been swirling around Twitter and elsewhere for hours beforehand.
Hip hop is filled with young artists who appear to live the Horatio Alger dream, ascending from impoverished urban neighborhoods to international fame and wealth.
But few of them have transformed themselves so often, and remained popular for so long, as Ice-T. An orphan turned family man and thief turned superstar, he famously went from singing about killing cops to playing a cop on the long-running and popular series “Law and Order SVU.” He chronicles his rise from poverty to fame in “ICE: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption — From South Central to Hollywood.”