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Excerpt from "Postcolonial Time Disorder" (James Le Sueur, 2011)

“In the West’s rush to prejudge various movements that might be involved in the new government in Egypt, it is worth remembering that both Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher initially insisted that Mandela was a communist-backed “terrorist.” All the while, the United States and the United Kingdom were supporting radical Islamists, including Osama bin Laden, as anticommunist allies fighting in Afghanistan against the Soviets. 52 more words


Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

“Look, Abu Ahmed is too smart to tip his hand by talking about ops on the phone: he works for bin Laden. The guys that talk about ops on the phone don’t get that job. 257 more words


The Detritus of US Imperial Rage

The ruins of the Yugoslav Federal Ministry of Defence in central Belgrade, Serbia and the el-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Company in North Khartoum, Sudan are testament to unlawful (in terms of international law) acts of war on sovereign territory by the United States. 2,530 more words


Why the U.S. Missed Bin Laden in the Mountains

Before and following 9/11, Osama Bin Laden and his followers inhabited a rabbit-warren of caves in the mountains of Afghanistan. Supplied by hardy Afghans who trekked over time and sandal-worn paths over rocky terrain leading sure-footed donkey’s, it was reported at the time, these caves became small cities within the bowels of some of the world’s most austere, inaccessible mountains. 303 more words



News96.5: “A controversial investigative filmmaker has crossed the US-Mexico border dressed as Osama bin Laden as part of an effort to expose gaping holes in border security. 112 more words


Bill Clinton als Gefahr


Bill Clinton war, nach Jimmy Carter, einer der all time-schlechtesten US-Präsidenten. Die USA werden noch lange an den Folgen seiner Unfähigkeiten zu kauen haben. 159 more words