Bin Laden’s Death – Global News Roundup

Here’s a sampling of English-language articles concerning Bin Laden’s death, from around the world, taken from Watching America.com, the aggregator and translator of foreign news and views about the USA. Watching America is starting to post at speed now, so check throughout the day.

National Post, Canada
Obama Strikes a Blow
Against Duplicity in Pakistan

“Time and time again, Obama has defied the chorus of voices pleading that he pussy-foot his way through Pakistan’s duplicity in order to avoid offending his so-called partner in the war. ”

National Post, Canada
Bin Laden Isn’t Dead,
He’s Living with Elvis

National Post, Canada
Just What Is the Proper Way to Celebrate
the Death of a Terrorist Mastermind?

“It’s worth noting, given the above, that on Sept. 11, Americans were outraged that Palestinians were celebrating in the streets. ”

Fars News, Iran
Bin Laden Killed to Cover Up
Joint US-Al Qaida Operations

“The West was fully satisfied with bin Laden’s performance during the past years and today… it was obliged to kill him to prevent possible leakage of the priceless intelligence that he had. ”

National Post, Canada
The Man Who Accidentally Tweeted
the Death of Bin Laden

“Little did Athar know that he had moved into the same neighborhood as Osama bin Laden. Last night, Athar was at home when he began Tweeting about unusual events going on around him. ”

The Hindu, India
What the End of Bin Laden Means

“Much … depends on how Washington conducts itself from this point onwards ”

Times of India, India
After Osama, Target Islamabad

Times of India, India
End of the Road

“The world would do well to remember that al-Qaida is a highly decentralized organization. ”

Guardian, U.K.
Obama’s Rivals Now
Look Like Lilliputians

Guardian, U.K.
Bin Laden’s Death
Will Haunt Pakistan

Telegraph, U.K.
Whose Side Was Pakistan On?

Novosti, Russia
Obama Should Review His
Policies Toward Muslim World

Arutz Sheva, Israel
Arabs Riot in Jerusalem
Over Bin Laden’s Death

Asia Times, Hong Kong
Osama’s Al-Qaeda Ready for a Fight

“Operation Osama Bin Laden marks the beginning of a shift of the main war theater from Afghanistan to Pakistan and that all previous efforts for reconciliation between Pakistani militants and Pakistan will be sabotaged and all guns will turn towards the Pakistani military establishment. ”

Pravda, Russia
Bin Laden Dead: So What?

“The supposed death of Osama Bin Laden seems more like a publicity stunt for a President with flagging popularity ratings at home, much as Bush played the Bin Laden card shortly before his re-election. ”

Today’s Zaman, Turkey
Bin Laden and Gaddafi

“Terror will not end until the Arab and Muslim world see and believe justice has been served from their point of view as well. ”

The Japan Times, Japan
Limits to Blocking Tyranny

“When and how far should the rest of the world interfere in the affairs of Middle Eastern countries? ”

Saudi Gazette, Saudi Arabia
The Wretched Great Game

Dawn, Pakistan
Brace for Turbulence

Frontier Post, Pakistan
Gotcha!

Frontier Post, Pakistan
CIA and ISI – Estranged Bedfellows

Author: ROBIN KOERNER

Robin is the creator and publisher of WatchingAmerica.com, a website that translates foreign news about the U.S. from around the world.

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