Bin Laden’s assassination and US ‹justice›

In the lead up to his week-long European tour President Barack Obama has had to defend US imperialism’s assassination of an unarmed Osama Bin Laden once again. Immediately after the extrajudicial execution Obama, the former law professor, said in a special televised address that «Justice has been done»! A few days later his Attorney General, i. e., the head of the US government’s Department of Justice, said: «The operation in which Osama Bin Laden was killed was lawful». Eric Holder went on to say: «We do respect the rule of law, there are appropriate ways in which we conduct ourselves and expect our people to conduct themselves, and I think those Navy Seals conducted themselves in a way that’s consistent with American, [and] British values.» Read More