Bin Laden mission: More questions than answers

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May 15, 2011
In These Times    
Posted in PND Commentary

"If the mission to neutralize Osama bin Laden were a blockbuster movie, the screen would have almost certainly faded to black as soon as the accused terrorist’s death was announced. No doubt, the credits would roll to Queen’s We Will Rock You and then a big 'The End' would appear. Alas, real life is not one of Hollywood’s many Pentagon-sponsored flicks — and as hard as President Obama tried to portray last week’s events as proof 'that America can do whatever we set our mind to,' the mission and its cloudy aftermath have raised troubling questions about the 'whatever' part." (05/13/11)  

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