Category Archives: Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden’s Emo Journal

So it turns out that al-Qaeda’s “mastermind” kept a handwritten journal that will now be used to roll up his organization. Perhaps it’s a measure of his boredom with house arrest, but I prefer to think of Osama as an … Continue reading

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The Way Out Was Through

The biggest Taliban offensive of 2011 thus far lasted two days: Afghan security forces on Sunday killed a few insurgents who had barricaded themselves inside a hotel in the southern city of Kandahar, ending a two-day battle that left more … Continue reading

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Obama Offs Osama

We still don’t know how Osama bin Laden died, but he’s dead. He was hiding deep inside Pakistan and they got to him. In one fell swoop, the job of accounting for the national trauma of 9/11 is served and … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden Likes Our Weapons

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Morning Video

I can’t agree with Hinchey’s characterization. While I have no doubt the Bushies were uninterested in al-Qaeda or bin Laden after 9/11, failure at Tora Bora was more a result of incompetence than malice, IMHO.

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Afghanistan Delusions

A new Senate report states the obvious: WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden was unquestionably within reach of U.S. troops in the mountains of Tora Bora when American military leaders made the crucial and costly decision not to pursue the terrorist … Continue reading

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