Dow Rallies From Yesterday's Sell-Off | Main | Sick Day
March 15, 2007

KSM

It's all old now but here's some links.

The ABCNews story detailing his confession.

Hot Air with choice excerpts, including his confession to personally murdering Daniel Pearl.

Rosie O'Donnell is upset that KSM has been robbed of his "humanity."

What a vile woman.

More links at Pajamas Media.

Noah Schactman floats the theory, popular on the left, that KSM falsely confessed to virtually everything in order to increase his Terrorist Hero Cred or to protect his buddies. I don't think that there's much need of so much suspicion -- before the invasion of Afghanistan, Al Qaeda was more hands-on and active in the planning and execution of terror plots, so I don't find it terribly hard to believe that Al Qaeda's Number Three man -- and specifically its chief operating officer for terror -- had a hand in any number of plots. Why wouldn't he be involved in most Al Qaeda plots before his capture?

I think Schactman is thinking of Al Qaeda as it is now -- less directly involved in terrorism, offering mostly moral support and sometimes, when they can manage it, technical expertise to independently-acting cells -- and not as it was before KSM was captured.


digg this
posted by Ace at 01:21 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
flounderbot, rebel, vulgarian, deplorabot, winner: "276 "I have checks in my checkbook, therefore I ha ..."

mustbequantum: ""I have checks in my checkbook, therefore I have m ..."

gp: "The real irony of the Duke thing is that the event ..."

blaster: "I tell my kids if they want to take a gap year it ..."

Robert Mueller: "Yeah... I can't understand why Mueller seems to be ..."

hogmartin: "Has anyone tried using disruptors [i]on[/i] the di ..."

Margarita DeVille: "The auto insurance commercial where a 16 year old ..."

Lizzy [/i]: ">>That would be Assange, and Kim Dot Com, who are ..."

Dave at Buffalo Roam: "They might as well pass out woobies at every event ..."

SJW Drum Circle: "One Too Free Four! We demand to poop on floor! ..."

mustbequantum: "There is a brilliant passage in Bonfire of the Van ..."

Steve and Cold Bear: "[i]I denounce myself. Posted by: Curmudgeon at Ap ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64