Bin Laden

The Takeaway

Leaked Report Provides Details of Bin Laden's Life on the Run

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A leaked Pakistani government report reveals what Pakistan did and did not know about Osama Bin Laden, and provides details of Bin Laden's life on the run. Akbar Ahmed is the chair of Islamic Studies at American University and Pakistan’s former Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He joins The Takeaway to discuss the report and what it could mean on a larger scale.


The Takeaway

Report Provides Details of Bin Laden's Life on the Run, House G.O.P. Holds Closed-Door Meeting to Discuss Immigration, Should the U.S. Be Doing More in Egypt?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Future of Al Qaeda

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Over the last decade Al Qaeda has evolved into a complex and far-flung threat. We’ll speak with journalist Abdel Bari Atwan—who interviewed Bin Laden on two occasions—about the future of the organization. He's the author of After Bin Laden: Al Qaeda: The Next Generation.

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On The Media

Political Misdirection from The White House

Friday, May 04, 2012

The big political story this week was an argument between the Obama and Romney campaigns about whether or not Romney would have killed Osama Bin Laden, were he president. As the New Yorker's John Cassidy observed, the argument was actually beside the point -- it was a piece of calculated political distraction by the White House. He explains to Bob how it worked, and what news we missed as a result.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Post-Osama Afghanistan Policy

Monday, May 16, 2011

Fred Kaplan, "War Stories" columnist, Slate and a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, discusses how the Obama Administration should handle the war in Afghanistan in a post-Osama world.

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The Takeaway

What is Osama Bin Laden's Legacy?

Monday, May 09, 2011

The recent killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden ended the reign of the most wanted criminal on the planet. However, it hasn't put an end his importance as an historical figure. Due to his long list of crimes and efforts to spread a radical ideology and message of global jihad, bin Laden seems destined to become one of history's most notorious criminals. But how will history books write the bin Laden chapters?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Next Chapter with Pakistan

Friday, May 06, 2011

Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about the implications of the killing of Osama bin Laden on the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan and Matt Rosenberg, correspondent in Pakistan for the Wall Street Journal, reports from the ground in Pakistan on the reaction to Osama bin Laden's death.

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