Judicial Watch • Osama bin Laden


Judicial Watch Lawsuit Seeks Clinton Records on Release of Bin Laden Photos

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records of communications between the Office of the Secretary of State and the White House/Executive Office of the President following the capture and slaying of Osama bin…


Tequila, Painted Pearls, and Prada: How the CIA Helped Produce ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

On April 21, 2011, Mark Boal called the CIA to tell them he was going to Afghanistan. The previous year, the screenwriter had been at a dinner when CIA director Leon Panetta asked Boal to alert the agency if he ever traveled to the country. At the time, Boal was working on a movie called Tora Bora, about the CIA’s failure to capture Osama bin Laden in the


Leon Panetta Revealed ‘Top Secret’ Information to Hollywood Filmmaker at bin Laden Assault Awards Ceremony

Documents obtained by Judicial Watch also reveal former CIA Director told ceremony attendees: “And you have made me proud as an Italian to know that bin Laden sleeps with the fishes.”  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained more than 200 pages of documents from the…


Supreme Court Considers Whether to Take Up bin Laden Images Controversy

Obama Administration Asks High Court to Uphold Secrecy on bin Laden Death Images (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a reply brief with the United States Supreme Court in opposition to the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) request to deny…


Judicial Watch Sues Pentagon for Documents on “Purge” of bin Laden Raid Documents

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 5, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for records relating to a 2011 directive by U.S. Special Operations Commander, Admiral William McRaven, to purge DOD’s systems of all records…


JW Sues CIA for Guest List from 2011 bin Laden Assault Awards Where Panetta Revealed “Top Secret” Information

Draft IG report accused former CIA Director of revealing name of SEAL unit and ground commander that carried out bin Laden raid at ceremony attended by “Zero Dark Thirty” filmmaker Mark Boal  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on June 21, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information…


JW Decries Appeals Court “Craven” Ruling Supporting DOD, CIA Refusal to Release bin Laden Raid and Burial Images

Judicial Watch: “The opinion is craven, absurd, and undermines the rule of law. The court’s interpretation would allow terrorists to dictate our laws.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today criticized a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for…


Clinton State Department Documents Outlined bin Laden Threat to the United States in Summer 1996

Declassified “Top Secret” Analysis Warned Clinton Administration of bin Laden’s Wherewithal to Attack U.S. Interests Worldwide (Washington, DC)  Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released two declassified “Top Secret” State Department documents that warned Clinton administration officials of the

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