Briefing reporters on the details of Osama bin Laden’s killing in Pakistan, the White House’s Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan remarked optimistically that “bin Laden’s dead. The al-Qaeda narrative’s becoming increasingly bankrupt.” Financially, al-Qaeda may be heading for bankruptcy too.
The dramatic announcement of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s May 1 death came too late for most Europeans to hear about it in real time. But by the earliest hours of Monday morning, both regular citizens and the officials in Europe tasked with protecting them from terror strikes were in full debate about how Bin Laden’s killing might change the activity and determination of jihadists plotting to strike around the globe
Moammar Gadhafi’s debut appearance at the United Nations was bound to be memorable, but his long and rambling diatribe Wednesday is one that few will forget. The Libyan leader was introduced as “king of kings” by his countryman Ali Terki, the president of this year’s U.N
With Quentin Tarantino’s recent disclosure that Brad Pitt "pulled out a brick of hash" for the pair to smoke during a meeting about Tarantino’s new film "Inglourious Basterds," the two movie icons could today be mistaken for old roomies. However, in an interview with CNN, the charismatic director of “Pulp Fiction” and “Reservoir Dogs” insists that the well-anticipated union was a long time in the making.
A plane carrying 13 people — including nine passengers from Australia — went missing on its way from Port Moresby to Kokoda in Papua New Guinea, the Australia Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
Over 350 new species including the world’s smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year old gecko have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a biological treasure trove now threatened by climate change.
Leadership, to Americans, is a familiar concept.