The politics of assasination

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May 8, 2011
by Ray McGovern  
Posted in Commentary

"As America's morbid celebrations over the killing of Osama bin Laden begin to fade, we are left with a new landscape of risks -- and opportunities -- created by his slaying at the hands of a U.S. Special Forces team at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. ... If the Post's neoconservative editors get their way and the U.S. military is officially transformed into a roving assassination squad -- a global 'Murder, Inc.' -- it may turn out that future historians will view this as bin Laden's final victory." (05/08/11)  

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