Early Warning Blog
Osama bin Laden
Supporters of President Obama's reelection apparently have decided that when it comes to discussing his record as commander in chief, Exhibit A has to be the takedown of Al Qaeda kingpin Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan last year. A coterie of current and former Pentagon officials has been making the
President Obama deserves credit for not taking the easy way out when it came to ordering the “hit” on Osama bin Laden. He was offered the options of an air strike or the classic Hellfire missile from a Predator drone through the window. Instead, he decided to go with the much riskier option of a
The carefully synchronized assault on Osama bin Laden's sanctuary in Pakistan was a great tactical success. In the broader scheme of things, though, America's crusade to find and neutralize the world's most notorious terrorist has been a strategic failure. By taking ten years to track down Al
So said Michael Corleone in the movie, The Godfather, to convince his brother and Mafia associates that it was okay to assassinate a corrupt police captain. This week, within the span of a few days, first NATO and then the United States conducted strikes that killed hostile leadership targets.