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Now that bin Laden's dead, it's back to the three-ring economic-meltdown circus

Now that bin Laden's dead, it's back to the three-ring economic-meltdown circus

By Sol W. Sanders Mesmerized by the Osama Bin Laden drama, world attention has swung away from world economic issues. That may not be for long. A three-ring circus of instability matching P.T. Barnum’s extravaganzas is in full swing. But unlike Ringling where only the viewer’s attention connects acts, so intertwined are these convulsions even […]

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U.S. intel: Evidence at bin Laden compound points to contacts by ISI

U.S. intel: Evidence at bin Laden compound points to contacts by ISI

 Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com The government of Pakistan, especially its military and intelligence service, are coming under intense criticism for the role or ignorance of the five-year residence of Osama bin Laden who lived near a military base 35 miles from Pakistan’s capital. U.S. intelligence agencies have uncovered evidence that Pakistani intelligence and military […]

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Remembering the first blow against Al Qaida

Remembering the first blow against Al Qaida

By Karl Rove It was a fitting end: The brutal terrorist who aspired to create an Islamic caliphate that stretched from the Straits of Malacca to Gibraltar was found hiding in a walled compound, isolated and reduced to communicating in fitful spurts by courier. It was the identity of a courier—patiently traced by intelligence professionals […]

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Bin Laden hit linked to 2010 capture of Ahmad Siddiqui in Afghanistan

Bin Laden hit linked to 2010 capture of Ahmad Siddiqui in Afghanistan

Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com The military intelligence operation that killed Al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was linked to the arrest in Afghanistan of German Al Qaida member Ahmad Siddiqui, who was captured in July 2010 in Afghanistan, intelligence sources said. Siddiqui provided key clues to the ongoing intelligence operation to locate a compound […]

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Bin Laden killed in Pakistan in ground op based on U.S. intelligence

Bin Laden killed in Pakistan in ground op based on U.S. intelligence

Osama Bin Laden was killed not by a drone strike, but up close during a firefight with U.S. troops. He was not living in a cave when he died, but in a million-dollar mansion with seven-foot walls just 40 miles from the Pakistani capital, where U.S. forces killed him Sunday. The U.S. had been monitoring […]