Tag Archives | Osama bin Laden

  • U.S. troops in 2011 conveying the Salang Pass during the war in Afghanistan, the route used by Soviet forces during the invasion 32 years before. (U.S. Armed Forces, Michael Vanpool, Wikimedia Commons)

    U.S. defeat in Afghanistan—A contrast with the Soviet experience

    As`ad AbuKhalil says Western media never regarded the U.S. involvement for what it really was.

  • Lies and Mysteries Surrounding Bin Laden’s Death

    The men who executed Bin Laden did not act on their own: they were following orders from the US Government. They had gone through a rigorous selection process and were trained to accomplish special missions. It is known that the US President can even communicate with a soldier in combat.… A few hours after accomplishing that mission in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad, home to the most prestigious military academy of that country as well as important combat units, the White House offered the world’s public opinion a carefully drafted version about the death of Osama Bin Laden, the chief of Al Qaeda.… Of course, the world and the international media focused their attention on the issue, thus pushing all other public news into the background.