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Fog of War? Conflicting Information Surrounds Osama Bin Laden’s Death

While John Brennan, Assistant to President for Homeland Security said in a press conference Monday following Osama bin Laden’s death, that the operation prepared for all contingencies — acquiring Osama bin Laden dead or alive, and that there was preparation for the surrender option — then CIA Director Leon Panetta stated, “To be frank, I […]

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Osama Bin Laden Hideout Compound Near Abbottabad, Pakistan on Google Map

View Larger Map Satellite image of apparent location of hideout compound of Osama bin Laden (aka Usama bin Laden) near Kakul Road showing incomplete construction of compound shown directly below.

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How Did They Kill Usama Bin Laden?

First images of the compound where Usama Bin Laden was staying.

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Protest in Peshawar Against U.S. Drone Attacks Led by Imran Khan

Protesters in Peshawar, in northwestern Pakistan, demonstrated on Saturday against U.S. drone attacks on their country. Former cricketer Imran Khan, head of a political party known as Pakistan Movement for Justice, led the protest.

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Militants Gun Down Pakistan’s Only Christian in Cabinet

Taliban extremists claimed responsibility for the murder of Pakistan’s Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti yesterday morning, the only Christian member of Pakistan’s cabinet. The assassination is the second political assassination linked to controversial blasphemy laws after the first assassination of Salman Taseer on January Tuesday, January 4, 2011. President Asif Zardari condemned the “heinous act” […]

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Pakistanis in Lahore Beat, Burn Effigy of CIA Agent

Video shows Pakastanis beating and burning a stuffed dummy — an effigy of an American CIA contractor. Hundreds of people staged an anti-American protest in Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday. They burned a U.S. flag and set fire to an effigy of an American CIA contractor accused of murdering two Pakistanis in Lahore last month. Raymond […]

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Raw Video: 4 Killed As NATO Tankers Attacked in Pakistan, Near Afghanistan

Unidentified gunmen in northwestern Pakistan attacked and torched about a dozen NATO oil tankers before dawn on Friday. The tankers were carrying fuel supplies for the NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan. At least four people are reported dead after an attack in northwestern Pakistan. The dead are reported to have been drivers or assistants on […]

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US Diplomat Kills 2 in Attempted Robbery in Lahore, Pakistan

Raymond Davis, an American diplomat in Pakistan, shot and killed two offenders attempting to rob him Thursday when the offenders confronted him on a motorcycle along a busy roadway in Lahore. Davis was reported to be in a car, stopped at a traffic light, when assailants on a motorcycle pulled up alongside and tried to […]

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Tankers Set On Fire at Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan

Gunmen attacked 14 tankers carrying fuel for U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan as they sat parked at a roadside restaurant in southwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. More than a dozen tankers were set on fire Saturday by eight Islamist militants as the tankers were parked at a restaurant in Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan.

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Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab Province in Pakistan Assassinated by Zealot Body Guard Over ‘Blasphemy’

Police say Governor Salman Taseer was assassinated in a shopping market by one of his body guards. Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab, Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populated province, was shot dead Tuesday by a zealot bodyguard who told interrogators he was angry over the politician’s opposition to blasphemy laws. Taseer was a member of […]

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