Tag Archives: Osama bin Laden

I Shot the Sharif

Barack Obama is marking the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death with a campaign suggesting that his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, lacks the guts to have ordered the raid that killed the al-Qaida leader. Infuriated Republicans have hit back by accusing the president of dividing America, calling the campaign “shameless” and accusing Obama of seeking […]

Damnatio Memoriae (of damned memory)

Pakistan’s main intelligence agency, the ISI, has said it is embarrassed by its failures on al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. An ISI official told the BBC the compound in Abbottabad where Bin Laden was killed by US forces on Sunday had been raided in 2003. But the compound “was not on our radar” since then, […]

Is it ghoulish to demand the body?

Because I have a strong feeling that anything less will invite disbelief. In the alternative, I need to give my unwilling suspension of disbelief a bit of a rest. [I am, in case you hadn’t noticed, talking about Osama bin Laden, who has cashed in his chips at last. Good riddance to bad rubbish].