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Osama Bin Laden killed in Pakistan: young Europeans react

In English on 2011/05/02 at 23:04

‘The death of Bin Laden at the hands of the US is part-revenge on the twin towers attack in 2001, certainly for its potent symbolism. Nevertheless this general tone of ‘re-established pride’ is too reminiscent of the sheriff who hangs a body from a tree to satisfy the masses and their thirst for revenge. With its indiscriminate bombings and Guantanamos, the so-called war on terror is too terrible to allow us to be swept away by triumphalism’

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