Osama bin Laden http://kplu.org en Navy SEALs that killed Bin Laden also searched for Idaho POW http://kplu.org/post/navy-seals-killed-bin-laden-also-searched-idaho-pow A new book that documents an attempt to rescue an Idaho soldier in Afghanistan will not likely interfere with efforts to bring him home. That’s according to at least one national security expert. The controversial book is getting attention because it describes the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 05:53:19 +0000 Jessica Robinson 6239 at http://kplu.org Navy SEALs that killed Bin Laden also searched for Idaho POW Notorious Hoquiam bin Loggin T-shirts sell out http://kplu.org/post/notorious-hoquiam-bin-loggin-t-shirts-sell-out <p>HOQUIAM, Wash. &mdash; The owner of the company that&#39;s printing the &quot;Osama Bin Loggin&quot; T-shirt for the Loggers Playday festival in Hoquiam says people either love it or hate it.</p><p> Tue, 30 Aug 2011 19:33:38 +0000 The Associated Press 2478 at http://kplu.org Notorious Hoquiam bin Loggin T-shirts sell out NW pilots praised for unconfirmed role in bin Laden mission http://kplu.org/post/nw-pilots-praised-unconfirmed-role-bin-laden-mission <p>Washington state senators Wednesday praised Northwest chopper pilots for flying a celebrated mission that no one can confirm they were on. That would be the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.<br /><br /> This much we know: Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma is home to a battalion of the U.S. Army&#39;s &quot;Night Stalkers.&quot; That&#39;s an elite helicopter unit that flies commando and combat rescue missions.</p> Thu, 05 May 2011 16:41:29 +0000 Tom Banse 1538 at http://kplu.org NW pilots praised for unconfirmed role in bin Laden mission Former 9/11 Commissioner says intelligence changes made a difference http://kplu.org/post/former-911-commissioner-says-intelligence-changes-made-difference <p>Former U.S. Senator from Washington state, Slade Gorton,&nbsp; says the killing of bin Laden is proof that intelligence agencies in the United States have improved.&nbsp; Gorton sat on the 9/11 Commission, which investigated the terrorist attacks. Tue, 03 May 2011 21:07:15 +0000 Paula Wissel 1530 at http://kplu.org Former 9/11 Commissioner says intelligence changes made a difference Tacoma man remembers meeting with bin Laden http://kplu.org/post/tacoma-man-remembers-meeting-bin-laden <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-966810.mp3</p><p>Tim Smith, who lives in south Tacoma,&nbsp; is glad Osama bin Laden is dead.&nbsp; He says he feels a certain amount of closure.&nbsp; He says he&#39;s been involved with the bin Laden story since 1995.&nbsp; That&#39;s the year he met bin Laden, sort of. Tue, 03 May 2011 18:04:39 +0000 Paula Wissel 1526 at http://kplu.org Tacoma man remembers meeting with bin Laden Bin Laden's Last Stand: A Fiery Raid In Pakistan http://kplu.org/post/bin-ladens-last-stand-fiery-raid-pakistan Helicopters descended out of darkness on the most important counterterrorism mission in U.S. history. It was an operation so secret, only a select few U.S. officials knew what was about to happen.<p>The location was a fortified compound in an affluent area north of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. Mon, 02 May 2011 17:49:11 +0000 1441 at http://kplu.org Bin Laden's Last Stand: A Fiery Raid In Pakistan Bin Laden: From millionaire's son to most-wanted http://kplu.org/post/bin-laden-millionaires-son-most-wanted Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Obama said Sunday. Bin Laden was 54.<p>A small team of Americans killed bin Laden in a firefight at a compound in Pakistan, the president said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.<p>Details about bin Laden's death are still emerging. Mon, 02 May 2011 06:01:41 +0000 Mary Louise Kelly 1301 at http://kplu.org Bin Laden: From millionaire's son to most-wanted Osama bin Laden is dead http://kplu.org/post/osama-bin-laden-dead <p>A small team of Americans killed Osama bin&nbsp;Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, in a firefight Sunday at a compound in Pakistan, President Obama said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.</p><p>A jubilant crowd gathered outside the White House as word spread. of bin Laden&#39;s death after a global manhunt that lasted nearly a decade.</p><blockquote><p><strong>&quot;Justice has been done,&quot; Obama said.</strong></p></blockquote><p> Mon, 02 May 2011 02:55:23 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 1299 at http://kplu.org Osama bin Laden is dead