Tanks come in two forms: the dangerous, deadly kind and the ""liberating"" kind.
I don't know what happens if they get bin Laden. I'm much more interested in what happens if they don't get bin Laden.
President Bush will come here and there will be new ""friends"" of America to open a new relationship with the world, new economic fortunes for those who ""liberated"" them.
It's a journalist's job to be a witness to history. We're not there to worry about ourselves. We're there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out.
U.S. journalists I don't think are very courageous. They tend to go along with the government's policy domestically and internationally. To question is seen as being unpatriotic, or potentially subversive.
The Americans may think they have 'liberated' Baghdad but the tens of thousands of thieves - they came in families and cruised the city in trucks and cars searching for booty - seem to have a different idea what liberation means.
When you have a crime against humanity that is so awesome in scale and death, it is more than permissible to look around and say, who recently has been declaring war on the United States? Of course, the compass points straight to bin Laden.