DIGEST Monday May 2, 2011
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.
by Claudia Rosett
This is a long war, and al-Qaeda is just one part of it.
by The Editors
Click here for initial reaction, and check PJM throughout the day for the latest updates.
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.)
by Adam Graham
It worked for Idaho conservatives. It can work for you.
by Michael Ledeen
Weakness is provocative. If you lead ass-backwards, you’re going to get it kicked.
by Victor Davis Hanson
Why does Mr. Obama see us in decline? Is it a wish rather than a descriptive assessment?
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.