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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Osama Bin Laden, Weak Horse

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Expelled from Afghanistan, rejected in Iraq, he died as a new Arab order that has nothing to do with jihad is struggling to be born...

Analysis and Commentary

Fed Up with the Fed?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The idea that the federal government has to step in whenever there is a downturn in the economy is an economic dogma that ignores much of the history of the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Thoughts on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

by Daniel Pipesvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, May 2, 2011

Bin Laden was just one part of al-Qaeda, which is just a part of the Islamic-terrorist effort, which is just a part of the Islamist movement — so the announcement of his death tonight by the U.S. government makes little operational difference...

Analysis and Commentary

Statement on Osama bin Laden

by Condoleezza Ricevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, May 2, 2011

The demise of Osama Bin Laden is a tremendous victory for the American people. Justice has been done and we are all indebted to the American military and intelligence community for their skill and dedication...

Analysis and Commentary

On Osama bin Laden

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Monday, May 2, 2011

Osama bin Laden's death is welcome news. He symbolized the virulence of al Qaeda animosity to America and also symbolized the limits of American power in fighting this kind of war...

Analysis and Commentary

Bin Laden is Dead, But Our Delusions Live On

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, May 2, 2011

...[U]ntil we stop appeasing the enemy with our groveling rhetoric and our foreign aid, the demise of bin Laden will not do much to convince the Islamists and their supporters that they can never win...

Analysis and Commentary

UBL, BHO & 2012

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, May 2, 2011

I thought it might be crass to speculate as to how Osama bin Laden’s death impacts next year’s presidential election. But I see that The New York Times wasted no time in reading the tea leaves. So allow me to play along...and offer a few thoughts...

Analysis and Commentary

Will Bin Laden’s Death Reignite the Interrogation Debate?

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, May 2, 2011

...[T]he following passage stands out and suggests that the full story here may–and I want to stress may, not will or not should–reignite the debate over interrogation tactics...

Analysis and Commentary

Osama Death Will Reopen America's 9/11 Wounds

by Jessica Sternvia Daily Beast
Monday, May 2, 2011

Bin Laden’s death will remind America of everything it has sacrificed in the decade since 9/11—making the moment not only an opportunity to rejoice, but a time to grieve what the nation has irretrievably lost...

Interviews
Interviews

What did Pakistan know?

with Condoleezza Ricevia American Morning (CNN)
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

CNN's American Morning speaks with former secy. of state, Condoleezza Rice about U.S. relations with Pakistan...

Interviews

Osama Bin Laden Dead: Condoleezza Rice Weighs In

with Condoleezza Ricevia Good Morning America (ABC)
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Former secretary of state, security adviser discusses terror leader's death...

Interviews

Rice: 'Surprised' where bin Laden was found

with Condoleezza Ricevia Today (NBC)
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Condoleezza Rice, President Bush's national security adviser at the time of the 9/11 attacks, discusses issues surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden with Today's Matt Lauer...

Interviews

Q&A: Stanford's Thomas Henriksen on the killing of Osama bin Laden

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Stanford Report
Monday, May 2, 2011

Thomas Henriksen spoke with the Stanford News Service about the killing of Osama bin Laden, its impact on America's war on terror and the repercussions on the relationships among the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan...

Interviews

Larry Diamond on KGO Afternoon News

with Larry Diamondvia KGO News
Monday, May 2, 2011

[Diamond begins around 47:40]...

Interviews

The Death of Osama bin Laden

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Straight Talk with Bill McEwen (KYNO)
Monday, May 2, 2011

Osama bin Laden is dead, what next? Can we believe that bin Laden is really dead? [Victor Davis Hanson begins around 08:20]...

Interviews

Stanford Weighs in on Retaliation Threat

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia NBC Bay Area News
Monday, May 2, 2011

The experts at Stanford talk about any possible new threats the United States may face now that Osama bin Laden is dead...

Interviews

Kori Schake on the John Batchelor Show

with Kori Schakevia John Batchelor Show
Monday, May 2, 2011

A Special Edition of The John Batchelor Show: The Death of Osama Bin Laden [Schake begins around 32:25]...

Interviews

The Death of Osama bin Laden

with Abraham D. Sofaervia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Monday, May 2, 2011

Sunday night, President Barack Obama confirmed the death of Osama bin Laden. We discuss the al-Qaida leader's death, and what it might mean for global security and U.S. international relations...

In the News
In the News

The Middle East with Michael Totten: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
In the News

The Evidence Is In: School Vouchers Work

with Terry M. Moevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
In the News

Islam and the Early History of Pakistan

by Ziad Haidervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

With Osama bin Laden dead, a reflection on this Islamic country...

In the News

The Magazine on Osama bin Laden

with Fouad Ajamivia 6th Floor (New York Times)
Monday, May 2, 2011