Osama bin Laden

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Was Osama bin Laden REALLY killed by a pork-coated bullet?

There’s a story going around the al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by a pork-coated bullet. Given the Islamic aversion to pork in many forms, this would be almost as big an insult as shooting him in the head in the first place. But hold on, because maybe the story isn’t really true. Maybe … Continue reading

Tea Party says Osama bin Laden should have been buried “in pig fat”

A leading Tea Party figure, Tea Party Nation’s Judson Phillips, has suggested that Osama bin Laden should have been buried in pig fat, and that this fate should meet all Islamic terrorists killed by the US. The reason? Apparently this deeply insulting gesture would show all Islamists that they will never get to heaven in … Continue reading

Republican argument busted as CIA chief Leon Panetta confirms torture DID NOT lead to Osama bin Laden’s location

One of the ways in which Republicans have sought to gain political advantage from the death of Osama bin Laden is to claim that it was the use of torture during the Bush administration that produced the intelligence information that led to the Navy Seal operation. But the head of the CIA has written to … Continue reading

What porn films did Osama bin Laden watch?

The American porn industry is reportedly buzzing over news that Osama bin Laden had a stash of western porn in his Abbottabad compound. And everyone wants to know what films he was watching, and who his favourite performers were. Given the massive industry that has erupted around bin Laden’s death over the past two weeks, … Continue reading

New details emerge of Osama bin Laden raid’s agonising near-disaster

US officials have been briefing reporters about the exact details of what happened during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and it’s become clear that the raid very nearly went disastrously wrong. Among the revelations: Unusually warm weather disrupted the ability of the experimental helicopters to function, causing one to crash and the other … Continue reading

The Bin Laden Industry: How Americans Are Making Money From the al-Qaida Leader’s Death, and Why It Might Backfire Spectacularly

There is probably no greater illustration of the gulf of opinion between western and Islamic societies than the reaction to Osama bin Laden’s death. In many Islamic countries, there has been a fairly muted public response, perhaps driven by a desire to finally end this sorry chapter in the history of Islam’s relationship with the … Continue reading

US officials claim to have found Osama bin Laden’s porn stash, including western women and videos

US officials have claimed that a porn stash was found in Osama bin Laden’s compound, raising the possibility that bin Laden didn’t spend all his time plotting atrocities. But why would a man with three live-in wives need porn? The officials who disclosed the porn discovery have admitted that they aren’t sure the porn belonged … Continue reading

Osama bin Laden told al-Qaida “don’t bother” assassinating Joe Biden

He may be the American vice president (as in deputy president, not president of vice) but Osama bin Laden apparently has bigger fish to fry. According to documents recovered from bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, the al-Qaida leader told his followers that it wasn’t really worth the bother of trying to assassinate him because it … Continue reading

Osama bin Laden’s wives “hostile” when interviewed by the US

US intelligence agents have been interviewing three of Osama bin Laden’s wives in recent days, but the women have apparently been rather “hostile” towards the Americans. No sh*t, Sherlock. The three wives are Amal Ahmed Abdulfattah (29) from Yemen, Khairiah Sabar aka Umm Hamza, and Siham Sabar, aka Umm Khalid. The most interesting part of … Continue reading

Senator James Inhofe describes Osama bin Laden photo as “gruesome”

The photo of Osama bin Laden’s dead body, kept from the public so far, has been seen by a number of political figures, and they’re now giving their descriptions. Step forward Republican James Inhofe, who describes the image as “gruesome” and gives a detailed description. Apparently bin Laden was in what appeared to be underwear … Continue reading