Charles Laurence

LA and Iraq united by gangsta craving for honour and respect

Tue 26 Aug, AT 11:42 Charles Laurence

What does shooting of Suge Knight have to do with execution of James Foley? Possibly a great deal

Taliban threat to Afghan poll: was anything accomplished?

Mon 31 Mar, AT 12:17 Robert Fox

Three news books suggest Britain's adventure in Afghanistan was a horrible waste of lives and money

Osama bin Laden

Seals fired ‘magazines-worth of ammunition’ into Bin Laden’s body

One-Minute Read Sat 15 Mar, AT 09:27

New claims suggest photos of Bin Laden’s body were not released because Navy Seals shot an ‘excessive’ number of rounds into him

A car is searched outside the US embassy in Yemen

Al-Qaeda chatter prompts US and British pull-out in Yemen

One-Minute Read Tue 6 Aug, AT 08:38

What Zawahiri and his 'general manager' said to each other suggested one of biggest terror plots since 9/11

Crispin Black

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif is right to oppose Obama's drones

Tue 14 May, AT 11:39 Crispin Black

A recent survey suggests that 75% of Pakistanis dislike the USA and it's mainly because of drones

SEAL who killed Bin Laden feels abandoned by US govt

First Post Tue 12 Feb, AT 09:26

He killed the terrorist leader with three bullets, but former sniper has no pension or health insurance

Kathryn Bigelow's CIA thriller Zero Dark Thirty is 'riveting'

Hot Ticket Thu 24 Jan, AT 07:36

Hunt for Bin Laden 'makes Homeland look like Downton'. But does it distort the torture debate?

Paul Krugman spares Obama's blushes by refusing Treasury job

Tue 8 Jan, AT 10:59 Charles Laurence

Republicans loathe Hagel, Democrats distrust Brennan, liberals loves Prof Krugman. But he's not interested

Did CIA mislead makers of Zero Dark Thirty movie?

First Post Fri 4 Jan, AT 13:19

US Senate Intelligence Committee demands more information about CIA link to awards favourite

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