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After the empire, before the caliphate?

By Tom Nuttall  

justforobl.jpgOsama bin Laden’s latest video nasty has been noted largely for its eccentric combination of Islamic proselytizing, climate change hand-wringing and Forbesist flat-tax promotion. Plus the fact that the world’s most wanted man has discovered Just For Men. But read over the full transcript and you’ll see that in addition to his words of praise for Noam Chomsky and the former CIA man Michael Scheuer, OBL takes a moment to call the world’s attention to the fact that “there has been an increase in the thinkers who study events and happenings,” and to…

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