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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Osama bin Laden's Obituary at The Economist

Fascinating read: "His mind and approach were those of a businessman. The same caution that characterised his fugitive existence in Afghanistan and Pakistan—avoiding phones, the internet, even watches, anything that might be used to track him, slipping from cave to safe house to compound—featured in his investments, which were profitable and practical. No political ideology guided him, though he might lie for hours at night thinking, or read for most of the day. The polite, pious rich boy, who had left university without a degree, became neither an intellectual nor a visionary."

Read The Economist's entire obituary here.

Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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