More On Osama
Naturally, the web is alive today with the sound of Osama bin Laden. Slate Magazine has a particularly good set of stories-behind-the-story (as it often does).
- Slate Explainer describes in greater detail what is really meant by his “burial at sea.”
- William Saletan outlines eight interesting questions, yet to be answered, surrounding his death.
- Daniel Byman pontificates on the future of al Qaeda in a post-bin Laden world.
- Christopher Hitchens takes his usual hawkish view on Osama.
- Anne Applebaum points out that it was finesse and intelligence, not brute force, that took him out.
- John Dickerson says much the same, though from the perspective of how it affects the public view of President Obama.
And there’s plenty more being said in the articles below.
- Osama Bin Laden Pronounced Dead…For the Ninth Time (usapartisan.com)
- Osama bin Laden Sold Condoms, Among Other Things (adweek.com)
- Footage From Inside Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Emerges [VIDEO] (mashable.com)
- Follow live tweets about death of Osama bin Laden (pennlive.com)
- Osama, finally dead (wolfofthesteppes.wordpress.com)
- Morning Links — Stars React to Osama Bin Laden’s Death (popsugar.com)
- World reacts on Twitter to Osama Bin Laden’s death (news-briefs.ew.com)
- “Kill Osama,” Special Forces Team Ordered (kymkemp.com)
- DNA Evidence Confirms That Osama bin Laden Is Dead (blippitt.com)
- Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed; President Obama Announces Osama bin Laden has be Killed (sugarslam.com)
- On Osama’s DNA testing and burial at sea (shortformblog.tumblr.com)
- “Osama Bin Laden Body Headed for Burial at Sea, Officials Say” and related posts (blogs.abcnews.com)
- What Osama bin Laden Means for the Markets (benzinga.com)
- Osama Bin Duped (petemann.wordpress.com)
- Osama Bin Laden Dead — Top Search On Google (seroundtable.com)
- I am Proud to Be An American. We Got Him. We Killed Osama Bin Laden. (hipsterrunoff.com)
- Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan (538refugees.com)