Pajamas Media: News Index – 5th May 2011

From Pajamas Media.Com

Thursday May 5, 2011

The European Media Reacts to Death of Osama Bin Laden

by Soeren Kern

European journalists have focused on whether the killing was permissible under international law; some are now calling for an international commission to investigate the American action.

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The Mosab Yousef Saga: Did Hamas ‘Defector’ Dupe All of Us?

by Walid Shoebat

Listen to what the former Israeli spy and Son of Hamas author says when he speaks Arabic: it’s clear he’s more double agent than turncoat.

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Now Shovel Ready: the Blackwater Criminal Prosecution

by Dan Miller

The Court of Appeals is unfazed by prosecutorial misconduct.

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What if the Killing of Bin Laden Is the Beginning of The Great American Retreat?

by Michael Ledeen

“I’m saying that Osama was betrayed. Somebody who knew the details—or maybe several somebodies—delivered him to us. So the question is, who betrayed him? And why?”

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Bin Laden Is History — Debt Is the Real Threat

by Matt Patterson

Is there still time to stave off collapse?

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Hamas-Fatah Unity vs. U.S. Policy

by P. David Hornik

The deal may not last, but the response of both Fatah and Hamas to the death of bin Laden shows precious little difference in ideology between the two.

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Iran’s Defense Minister Doubts Osama’s Death

by ‘Reza Kahlili’

The mullahs’ regime can’t miss an opportunity to denigrate the U.S.

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Don’t Underestimate the Fog of War

by Bob Owens

Studies show a combatant may not fully remember an incident until two sleep periods afterward.

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Forget the Bin Laden Pics: There’s No Time To Lose with Egypt and Iran

by Fred Grandy

Remember, this is a 1400-year war. Dar-al-Islam is gaining ground elsewhere, and we have to shift focus.

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The Gang That Could Shoot Straight — But Not Much Else

by Stephen Green

Didn’t the White House have a PR plan in place before the raid? Plus: Read “Is the media CW already turning against Obama’s handling of the OBL raid?” at the Tatler.

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