Posts Tagged ‘Osama bin Laden’

Member of Osama bin Laden’s family a Trump fan

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Donald Trump’s campaign to be re-elected has been boosted after he won the backing of a member of Osama bin Laden’s family. Noor Bin Ladin, niece of the notorious terrorist – who was shot dead during an operation ordered by Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama – said that the Republican “must” remain at the White House. Read more

Jesuit magazine: Bin Laden a menace to mankind and had to be stopped

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

“Bin Laden was dangerous, and he had to be stopped. Presuming his innocence was legally legitimate but unreasonable.”  The chorus of criticism addressed to the White House from various sectors of the international community for the suppression of the head of Al Qaeda finds no echo in the Vatican. “The ocean would dilute the memory Read more

Michael Moore: “We’ve lost something of our soul”

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Controversial “Farenheit 9/11” director Michael Moore says America is wrong to celebrate what he regards as an execution of Osama bin Laden. In an interview with Piers Morgan, he said he believed the terror chief should have been put on trial in the U.S., but Americans were too scared. “We’ve lost something of our soul”, Read more

Killing of Osama – the normalisation of terror?

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Is the way the world has reacted to the killing of Osama bin Laden the ultimate victory for the purveyors of terror; its normalisation? What is the most compelling image we have relating to the killing of Osama?  “No, not the soon-to-be-released Bin Laden-shot-in-the-head photo (which could become one of the most viewed photographs in Read more

Bin Laden’s death not a cause for celebration

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

The Vatican said the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, a man who sowed division and hatred and who caused “innumerable” deaths, should prompt serious reflection about one’s responsibility before God, not rejoicing. The Vatican statement May 2 came the day after President Barack Obama announced that U.S. forces had killed bin Laden in Read more