Did Osama bin Laden Win the War Against the United States?

Osama bin Laden being interviewed by Hamid Mir, circa March 1997 – May 1998

According to counterterrorism expert Gartenstein-Ross, Osama bin Laden had a strategy that we never bothered to understand, and thus that we never bothered to defend against. What he really wanted to do and, more to the point, what he thought he could do was bankrupt the United States of America.

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Iceland may ban MasterCard, Visa over WikiLeaks censorship

MasterCard logo

Credit card companies that prevented card-holders from donating money to the secrets outlet WikiLeaks could have their operating licenses taken away in Iceland, according to members of the Icelandic Parliamentary General Committee. Representatives from Mastercard and Visa were called before the committee Sunday to discuss their refusal to process donations to the website, reports Reykjavik…

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Ron Paul defends Wikileaks and Poses Nine Questions for Americans

Congressman Ron Paul speaking at CPAC FL in Orlando, Florida

Ron Paul, the Texas Republican House Representative known for his deep libertarian roots, gave an impassioned speech on the U.S. House floor. Paul likened the attack in Wikipedia leader Julian Assange to “killing the messenger for bringing bad news”. He then posed nine questions for Americans to consider. Transcript of the speech shows…

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Cables Show Ireland Ceded to Vatican Pressure

St Peter's Square, Vatican City

ABC News reported that newly released U.S. diplomatic cables indicate that Ireland caved in to Vatican pressure to grant immunity to church officials in the government probe of decades of sex abuse by Irish clergy in the predominantly Catholic nation. That the Holy See used its diplomatic immunity status as a tiny-city state to try…

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