Tag Archives: Bin Laden

Lamar W. Hankins : Debating the Wrong Bin Laden Photos

Art from vectorportal.com.Head of the snake?Debating the wrong issuesand the wrong bin Laden photos By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / May 9, 2011 Without question, Osama bin Laden’s death was well-deserved, but there is more that we … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Debating the Wrong Bin Laden Photos

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Do We Rejoice in Death?

Do we rejoice in death? Photo by Matt Sunday / AP.Bin Laden and beyond:Addressing our higher selvesBy Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 How might we appropriately address the death of a mass murderer? The … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Do We Rejoice in Death?

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

Seeking monsters to destroy. Image from Slog.Searching for monsters:Bin Laden is dead, but willthe ‘Long War’ on terror live on? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 John Quincy Adams long ago urged that American foreign … finish reading Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /14

Hamid Karzai with U.S. Special Forces during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001. Photo from U.S. Military / Wikimedia Commons.Part 14: 1998-2001A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog /July 10, 2010 [If you’re a Rag Blog … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /14

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Curbing John O’Neill : The Pipeline and the Saudi-Al Qaeda Connection

The late John P. O’Neill, former assistant director of the FBI, saw threat of bin Laden early on. O’Neill’s attempts to investigate connections with Saudis were thwarted.John O’Neill, the Trans Afghanistan Pipeline:The Saudis, the Bushes and bin LadenBy Sherman DeBrosse … finish reading Curbing John O’Neill : The Pipeline and the Saudi-Al Qaeda Connection

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sherman DeBrosse : Pipeline Politics and the Afghanistan War

Worth all the blood?The Trans Afghanistan Pipeline By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / November 6, 2009 President Barack Obama recently honored eighteen fallen American soldiers at a midnight ceremony at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Let us … finish reading Sherman DeBrosse : Pipeline Politics and the Afghanistan War

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Escalate Afghan War; Send in the Peace Corps

Taliban troops in Afghanistan. Photo from AFP. ‘The basic ingredients of further Afghan disasters are in place,’ warns Norman Solomon, executive director of the Washington-based Institute For Public Accuracy, ‘including, pivotally, a dire lack of wide-ranging debate over Washington’s options.’ … finish reading Don’t Escalate Afghan War; Send in the Peace Corps

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Junior Doesn’t Really Want to Catch Bin Laden

Afghan article says US Bin-Ladin hunt phoneyBy Juan Cole / November 17, 2008 The USG Open Source Center translates an article from the Persian Afghan press alleging that French troops were at one point close to capturing Usamah Bin Ladin … finish reading Junior Doesn’t Really Want to Catch Bin Laden

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

McCain, Anthrax and the Afghan Blunder

McCain: Let’s see. Bin Laden? Afghanistan? Yes, let’s invade Iraq. See Video of McCain on Letterman in 2001 below. ‘Barely a month after the 9/11 attacks and while the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan was still underway, McCain was already eyeing … finish reading McCain, Anthrax and the Afghan Blunder

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment