Bin Laden



Al Jazeera Expulsion Still Unexplained

A Foreign Ministry spokesman’s non-answers about the expulsion of Al Jazeera English correspondent Melissa Chan this week have prompted widespread mockery. When the official transcript of the press conference appeared, it...

A Conversation With the Dalai Lama

Melissa Mathison, screenwriter of Martin Scorcese’s ‘Kundun’, talks to the Dalai Lama about his retirement from politics, his impressions of Mao Zedong and the death of Osama bin Laden. From Rolling Stone: So...

Pakistan PM Starts China Trip with US Ties Tested

With the recent killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. special forces fresh on their minds, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will meet in Beijing with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao this week. From AFP:...

Mao’s Legacy Still Divides China

Responding on Twitter to news of Osama bin Laden’s death, blogger Wen Yunchao wrote that “Bin Laden is dead, but Mao Zedong still lives on.” As authorities cultivate celebrations of China’s Communist...

Bin Laden Dead: Chinese Netizens React (Updated)

China Real Time Report describes the wide range of mixed reactions from Chinese netizens to news of Osama bin Laden’s death: “Deeply mourning Bin Laden,” wrote Weibo user Jiajia Nuwu in comments echoed widely...



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