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Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) Wed. 5-4-11

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Another day post Bin Laden. God bless our troops who took him out. The story keeps changing on the political end of the operation though. See link #1 for a run down of important changes since the announcement about his death by President Obama Sunday night. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Raid poses narrative challenge for White House:

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2011/05/ap-raid-poses-narrative-challenge-for-white-house-050411/

2.) Indonesian terrorist suspect went to visit Bin Laden! Link:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hCDP2OgIyqX2XGr3zIVzRITbrxHg?docId=23811230f25341649e9ea1219eb4b7de

3.) Indonesian terrorist suspect, close to Bin Laden, arrested in Pakistani city where Bin Laden was found! When I read this originally I didn’t put 2 + 2 together!

http://www.jakartaupdates.com/1305-04/umar-patek-is-close-to-osama-bin-laden

4.) Political end of the Bin Laden operation: story keeps changing. Link:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/world/asia/04raid.html

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Written by orangekite1

May 4, 2011 at 9:30 pm

Posted in Afghanistan