- Was Osama bin Laden a revolutionary?
- What characteristics of a revolution does bin Laden’s movement share with revolution?
Resources on Osama bin Laden
- Map of the Middle East
- Freedom House report on Freedom in Middle East – 2011
- NPR: “Bin Laden: from Millionaire’s Son to Most-Wanted”
- President Obama announced that a military operation had killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan.
- CNN has a timeline and video about Osama Bin Laden and his actions
- The BBC offers a good categorized break-down of the raid on Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, Political Reactions around the globe, and what the death of Bin Laden means for the future of Al Qaeda.
- long list of student-accessible resources on this event. Larry’s list has some good videos that you should check out. (Thanks to freetech4teachers. com)
- Related issue of the Arab Revolution (2011) – an in-depth series of videos on the movement from the Al Jazeera news agency.