DIGEST Tuesday May 3, 2011
by Richard Fernandez
Many questions about Pakistan remain after the killing of Osama bin Laden. (Also read “More on bin Laden, Pakistan, etc.'” at the Tatler.)
by Tom Blumer
1,500 miles and 30 hours of American free enterprise.
by Sami al-Abasi
In Arabic, they honor bin Laden as a “sheikh” and call for terrorism against American forces in Muslim lands.
by Barry Rubin
Thinking that OBL is the main problem and his death is the solution is very dangerous indeed and might well intensify the policies that have been leading toward the victory of his cause.
by Roger L Simon
Regarding the death of bin Laden, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh can’t keep his mouth shut: “We condemn the assassination and the killing of an Arab holy warrior,” he said.
by Bryan Preston
The 43rd president made difficult decisions that led directly to the 44th president’s decision to get bin Laden.
by Sarah Hoyt
We’ve heard over and over from the left that the only thing we should have done these past ten years is capture bin Laden. This group now actually believes the war is over.
What was on their minds as they watched the OBL mission unfold from the White House?
by The Editors
The Reform Party of Syria “would like to thank the management of Pajamas Media for choosing these difficult times to provide us with a platform to expose the atrocities committed against our people.”
by Joseph Puder
Deep in denial, they declare for statehood.
by Rand Simberg
CAIR and other “moderates” continually remind us that Osama bin Laden was not what Islam is all about. Then why bury him as a devout Muslim?
President Obama’s Great Victory in the War Against Terror: Let us Praise Him, and Put it in Perspective
by Ron Radosh
Praise him for more or less sticking with Bush’s tactics, but he should have mentioned the blow we dealt to al-Qaeda when they came to fight us in Iraq.
by Patrick Poole
After the world’s most wanted terrorist meets justice, what happens next? And what of the U.S. alliance with Pakistan?