Category Archives: Osama bin Laden
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
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
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
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.