Posts Tagged: Osama Bin Laden

Podcatcher #5: #GoodMuslimBadMuslim

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Podcatcher talks with Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim about the podcast format, finding humor in absurdity, and diversity within the Muslim identity. ...more

Bodies in Space: Teaching after Trauma

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Turning onto my street and looking south I feel the ground drop beneath me every time—I turn the corner and the sidewalk falls. I feel invisible then, as if I’ve vaporized. ...more

“Getting bin Laden”

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Nicholas Schmidle’s article in the New Yorker delves into the details of the night in Abottabad when Osama Bin Laden was killed.

The band of 23 Navy SEALs concealed within two Black Hawks, modified to fly undetected into Pakistani territory. This article reveals the leading up to and execution of the plan, a fascinating, detailed chronicle of events that links together the politics and planning that were in the works since 2008, when Obama was still a senator–definitely the best, thorough reporting on bin Laden’s death.

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Politics Sunday

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Going after evil on the Internets, vigilante style. (via)

India’s “best-known contemporary painter” moves to Qatar because of threats from hard-line Hindus.

Some folks are saying that African poverty is … declining! (via)

“There is a human rights crisis in the US that can no longer be ignored – millions of Americans are unable to secure one of their most basic rights: the right to adequate housing.” The UN goes after the US on affordable housing.

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