Category Archives: Osama bin Laden

Obama to those Questioning bin Laden Assassination: “Get your head examined”

Earlier this week, President Obama had an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes. In it, Obama was rather candid about the developments that led to Osama bin Laden’s assassination. The President spoke openly about the dissent among his advisors about the … Continue reading

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Killing bin Laden: Justice, International Law and Legitimacy – A Compilation of Perspectives

The debate regarding the legality, justness and legitimacy of killing bin Laden continues. I figured it may be beneficial to create a post where some of the most sophisticated and fascinating perspectives on these subjects could be compiled. Keep in … Continue reading

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The Justice and Legality of bin Laden’s Assassination: Is What is Legal Necessarily Just?

The debate rages on: was the assassination of bin Laden the right thing to do? What is it the legal thing to do? Was it “justice”? In my assessment, the vast majority of the debate regarding the assassination of bin … Continue reading

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The “Justice” of Killing bin Laden and What it Means for Gaddafi

Last night, President Barack Obama announced to eager audiences around the world that America’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden, had been assassinated. Obama described bin Laden’s death by declaring that “justice has been done.” People around the globe are … Continue reading

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