The making of Osama bin Laden

, by Tehelka

It had to happen. Osama bin Laden had been the target of the longest, most intense manhunt in history. Never before had the most powerful nation in the world concentrated so much of its time, energy and resources to hunt down one man. And never before had the hunters been able to deploy the fearsome weapons that the US brought to the chase. But the US may find that Osama’s death has come too late to achieve this purpose. The Al Qaeda of today bears little resemblance to, and has few connections with the one that was founded by Osama. Read more