Obama got his man but created a martyr
Those in Ireland who subscribe to the Bin Laden joy-fest regarding his death should ask themselves if this policy position by President Obama serves to reduce in any way the threat of Islamo-terrorism.
Or does it provide a new impetus for an ageing body of yesterday's men, by giving al-Qa'ida exactly what it always wanted -- the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of an American special operations unit. Bin Laden could not have choreographed his own death better.
Is it not interesting too that, having dispelled any reservations he is "soft on terrorism", Mr Obama paid a visit to Ground Zero on May 5?
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