I recommend this book for those who wish to know more about the professional Islam-bashers of the United States (although the coverage of this scene is by far not comprehensive). For those who wish to understand the political agenda of Islamophobia, its strategical role for US imperialism and to the role played by government-manufactured “Islamic terrorism”, the book will be of little value.Read more . . .
While hailed by the New York Times as the “finest historical narrative so far on the origins of al-Qaeda” and by Washington Post as “authoritative”, the author offers unsubstantiated legends and acts as a purveyor of disinformation. As a Pulizer-prize winner, the author can hardly be regarded as incompetent. What is the alternative?Read more . . .
Michael Scheuer, a former CIA intelligence officer, author, historian and foreign policy critic was once the Chief of Bin Laden Station, tasked with tracking Bin Laden. His book is replete with significant omissions that raise questions about his scientific standards. Some of the omissions are listed in the Book review.Read more . . .
The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 29, 2011 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/06/29/remarks-john-o-brennan-assistant-president-homeland-security-and-counter Remarks of John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on Ensuring al-Qa’ida’s Demise – As Prepared for Delivery Paul H. Nitze School of … Read more . . .
Getting Bin Laden: What happened that night in Abbottabadby Nicholas Schmidle August 8, 2011 http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/08/08/110808fa_fact_schmidle?currentPage=all No American was yet inside the residential part of the compound. The operatives had barely been on target for a minute, and the mission was … Read more . . .
Pakistan TV Report Contradicts US Claim of Bin Laden’s DeathBy Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Global Research, August 6, 2011 In my recent article, “Creating Evidence Where There Is None,” about the alleged killing of Osama bin Laden by a commando … Read more . . .
The Mysterious Death of Osama bin Laden: Creating Evidence Where There Is None By Dr. Paul Craig RobertsGlobal Research, August 4, 2011 The New Yorker has published a story planted on Nicholas Schmidle by unidentified sources who claim to be … Read more . . .
Osama bin Laden’s guns found ‘only after’ US Navy Seals killed him AP revelation fuels claims al-Qaida chief was illegally executedNew account sheds light on sequence of US raid in AbbottabadReport comes amid news of clash between Nato and Pakistan … Read more . . .
What about Bin Laden and Mulla Omar? While the US no longer cares the Afghan people want answers Published in issue #563 on 3 February 2003 http://www.omaid.com/english_section/curr_issue.htm Translated from the original Dari-Persian by Omaid Weekly staff, following is a poignant … Read more . . .
Usama bin Laden Says the Al-Qa’idah Group had Nothing to Do with the 11 September Attacks http://serendipity.magnet.ch/wot/obl_int.htm Interview published in newspaper Ummat Karachi, 28th September, 2001 (copied from the website of journalist Robert Fisk, http://www.robert-fisk.com/usama_interview_ummat.htm) The Al-Qaidah group had nothing to do … Read more . . .
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article4138791.ece Sunday Times June 15, 2008 Get Osama Bin Laden before I leave office, orders George W Bush President George W Bush has enlisted British special forces in a final attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden before he leaves the … Read more . . .
Bin Laden tapes are as phony as Sept. 11's connection to Islam by Kevin Barrett, The Capital Times [Madison, WI] Feb. 14, 2006 As a Ph.D. Islamologist and Arabist I really hate to say this, but I'll say it anyway: … Read more . . .
http://www.lanouvellerepublique.com/actualite/lire.php?ida=45904&idc=125 Twice, the US administration have prevented the capture of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan In an article published on December 21, 2006 in La Nouvelle Republique, a French-language newspaper in Algeria, Ian Hamel reports that French soldiers in Afghanistan … Read more . . .
White House reneges on proof of bin Laden’s guilt By Kate Randall 29 September 2001 http://www.wsws.org/articles/2001/sep2001/bush-s29.shtml Within a day of an announcement by the Bush administration that it would provide proof that Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda organization … Read more . . .
Oct. 21, 2001, 11:12AMLethal operations are under way to crush bin Laden By BOB WOODWARDWashington Post WASHINGTON — President Bush last month signed an intelligence order directing the CIA to undertake its most sweeping and lethal covert action since the … Read more . . .