DIGEST Friday May 6, 2011
by Abraham H. Miller
The press has rediscovered the object of their affection in the aftermath of bin Laden’s killing.
by David Solway
Let us count the ways.
by Richard Fernandez
The government of Pakistan, or a rogue element within it, has for some time been waging an undeclared and treacherous war on the United States. But history demonstrates that those who wage war in treachery are sooner or later the object of return fire.
by Bryan Preston
As the story of the incredible raid changes yet again, the White House finds a way to distance itself from the heroes. Plus, take a look at a symptom of a deep problem at the New York Times Magazine.
by Bob Owens
The U.S. government has effectively allowed weaponry to reach cartels, and now uses the violence they helped cause as a gun control argument.
by Joseph Puder
Will a Third Intifada take its place?
by Stephen Green
Because somebody has to remember that the last word in GOP is Party.
by Barry Rubin
Not surprisingly, the killing of OBL is a complex and multifaceted issue for our exquisitely nuanced friends in much of the Middle East and Europe.