The Killing of Osama bin Laden
By Patrick Martin, May 2, 2012
President Obama has begun his re-election campaign with a focus on his role in ordering the assassination of Osama bin Laden.
By K. Ratnayake, May 18, 2011
The Colombo establishment views the murder as a vindication of the Sri Lankan government’s war crimes and an opportunity to ingratiate itself with Washington.
By Bill Van Auken, May 11, 2011
Reports that the raid organized to kill Osama bin Laden included backup plans for a military confrontation with Pakistani forces underscore the highly reckless character of the entire operation.
By Bill Van Auken, May 10, 2011
In his first and so far only interview since the assassination of Osama bin Laden, US President Barack Obama spent half an hour on the CBS News program “60 Minutes” reveling in the details of the extra-judicial killing.
By Keith Jones, May 10, 2011
Pakistan’s Prime Minister has warned that Pakistan reserves the right to “retaliate with full force” to any future violation of its national sovereignty.
By David North, May 9, 2011
There has been little sign that Bin Laden’s killing has evoked among the broad mass of the American people anything approaching the wild enthusiasm of the media.
By Jerry White, May 7, 2011
The media and corporate sponsors have gone after Pittsburgh Steeler running back Rashard Mendenhall for criticizing the jingoistic celebrations following the killing of Bin Laden.
By Bill Van Auken, May 7, 2011
Barely five days after the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the US launched a Predator drone strike aimed at assassinating an American citizen in Yemen.
May 7, 2011
Readers’ letters to the World Socialist Web Site on its analyses of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
By Bill Van Auken, May 6, 2011
President Obama’s brief visit to New York City’s “Ground Zero” Thursday is part of an orchestrated campaign to exploit the killing of Osama bin Laden for the most reactionary political purposes.
May 5, 2011
A selection of recent letters to the World Socialist Web Site on its analyses of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
By Barry Grey, May 5, 2011
It took less than two days for Washington’s official story of the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden to unravel, revealing amidst the rubble of the initial lies a cold-blooded extra-legal execution.