Monday, May 2, 2011

What does the death of Osama bin Laden mean?

What does the death of Osama bin Laden mean to the world today, after ten years of the so-called "War on Terror"? On the next Your Call, we'll open the lines to talk about the significance of Osama bin Laden's death. His body has reportedly been buried at sea. What do you think about President Obama saying we brought Osama bin Laden to "justice"? How will this impact people in Afghanistan and Pakistan? Join us at 10 or send an email to What is bin Laden's legacy? How did he change the world? And how did the US shape him as a symbol by framing him as terrorist #1? It's Your Call with Holly Kernan and you.

Aunohita Mojumdar is a freelance journalist currently based in Kabul. She has reported from the South Asian region for 19 years.

Ali Kamran Asdar, associate professor of anthropology, Middle East Studies and Asian Studies at the University of Texas, Austin.

Paul Fitzgerald is co-author of Crossing Zero: The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire.

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