Defense/Security – May 13, 2011


Bush didn’t want Bin Laden

Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson (Former Chief of Staff of Colin Powell) states that Bush and company didn’t want to get Bin Laden.

Why Kill Bin Laden Now?

Gareth Porter: Domestic politics dictated decision to assassinate bin Laden, not national security.

U.S.-Pakistani Relations Beyond Bin Laden
Stratfor’s George Friedman looks at Pakistan-United States relationship in context of Bin Laden, Afghanistan, the options, the history, the outcomes.
U.S.-Pakistani Relations Beyond Bin Laden

Noam Chomsky: “The U.S. and Its Allies Will Do Anything to Prevent Democracy in the Arab World”
Noam Chomsky: “The U.S. and Its Allies Will Do Anything to Prevent Democracy in the Arab World”
“…Well, plainly, the U.S. and its allies are not going to want governments which are responsive to the will of the people. If that happens, not only will the U.S. not control the region, but it will be thrown out. So that’s obviously an intolerable result…”

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