Pajamas Media: News Digest – 2nd May 2011

From Pajamas Media.Com

DIGEST Monday May 2, 2011

The End of the Trail?

by Richard Fernandez

If highly placed persons in Pakistan have been instrumental in hiding Osama bin Laden there for the last several years at least, it suggests that some of the real masterminds of September 11, far from lying dead, are still at large.

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Bin Laden’s Dead, But It Ain’t Over

by Claudia Rosett

This is a long war, and al-Qaeda is just one part of it.

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Osama Bin Laden Dead

by The Editors

Click here for initial reaction, and check PJM throughout the day for the latest updates.

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Flying in the wake of Bin Laden

by Roger L Simon

One of many horrors we all owe to the now deceased monster Osama bin Laden is that he ruined the experience of flying for the rest of our lives and no doubt beyond. (Also read “OBL’s corpse gets treated according to ‘Islamic tradition'” and “Did Gitmo terrorists provide the crucial leads to bin Laden?” at the Tatler.)

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How to Create Your Own Political Scorecard

by Adam Graham

It worked for Idaho conservatives. It can work for you.

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It’s Not ‘Leading From Behind’; It’s ‘Leading WITH the Behind’

by Michael Ledeen

Weakness is provocative. If you lead ass-backwards, you’re going to get it kicked.

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OK, Let’s Decline

by Victor Davis Hanson

Why does Mr. Obama see us in decline? Is it a wish rather than a descriptive assessment?

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Libya’s Civil War, Arab Refugees, and Palestinian Statehood

by Moshe Dann

Factors similar to those that created the warring parties in Libya today were at play in Israel in 1948. Knowing Libya now should bring some understanding to the Palestinian “refugee” problem.

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