Discussing bin Laden’s Death

by Joshua Foust on 5/3/2011 · 3 comments

I went on something of a media blitz yesterday, to talk about Osama bin Laden’s death. Here are some examples:

After midnight on Sunday night, I spoke with Radio Australian about some initial reactions. I was also drinking scotch, which explains some of the stammering.

For Aljazeera English, I was on a panel on Inside Story to discuss some of the larger issues surrounding his removal from the global jihad movement.

On Democracy Now, I tried to downplay some of the finger-wagging and frankly weird lefty talk:

I did some other shows as well: two at the BBC, one more for Aljazeera, and a brief interview on France 24. I dunno where those are yet; I’ll post them when I get them.

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anan May 4, 2011 at 12:41 am

“Josh you are a Yemen expert” 🙂
Oh no, you are an expert now 🙁
:LOL: enjoy.

DK Fabule May 4, 2011 at 9:17 am

Well done, Josh. I love that in the into of Democracy now, the moderator makes a gun motion with her hand.

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