May 17, 2011

U.S. Erred in Killing bin Laden

Omar Ashour, Japan Times

AP Photo

LONDON — "He lived a hero, he died a martyr. . .if they killed one Osama, a thousand others will be born," says a comment on a Facebook group called "We are all Osama bin Laden." The group formed one hour after U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement of the al-Qaida leader's death. The group already has around 30,000 "likes." Moreover, there are more than 50 similar groups on Facebook.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: United States, Osama Bin Laden

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

May 15, 2012
Obama's Foreign Policy Failures
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
President Barack Obama ran as the anti-George Bush candidate. So it is ironic that his signature achievement overseas - the killing of Osama bin Laden - is one Bush would have been proud of. more ››
May 11, 2012
Inside the Hunt for bin Laden
Peter Bergen, CNN
In a new book, a "60 Minutes" interview and other recent public statements, Jose Rodriguez, a three-decade veteran of the CIA who rose to become head of the National Clandestine Service, has stoutly defended the CIA's use of... more ››
May 13, 2012
How the Arab Spring Defeated al-Qaeda
Fawaz Gerges, The Daily Beast
In his newly released papers, Osama bin Laden recognized the gravity of the loss of Muslim opinion, though he was powerless and sidelined to halt the decline. more ››
May 6, 2012
The Last Months of Osama bin Laden
Patrick Cockburn, The Independent
The story behind the tracking down and killing of Osama bin Laden remains a puzzle despite the torrent of documentaries and articles appearing on the anniversary of his death. An absurdly high number of American political... more ››
May 8, 2012
Obama: Pay Attention to Europe
Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast
As this weekends elections showed, mainstream parties are losing ground to extreme politicians. more ››