Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden

May 06, 2011

I Think I'm Ready To Fly Away“I Think I’m Ready to Fly Away” (photo: DiaTM/Flickr, by-nc-nd 2.0)

“However much we try to distinguish between morally good and morally evils ways of killing, our attempts are beset with contradictions, and these contradictions remain a fragile part of our modern subjectivity.”
Talal Asad, On Suicide Bombing

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May 02, 2011

A powerful essay reminding Americans to respect Islam, and not just rejoice in Bin Laden's death — and to use this time as a moment of opportunity to reexamine our motives and ideas in war and peacekeeping.

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