[Marxism] How West created Osama bin Laden

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 18:11:53 MST 2014

I've just stuck up on Redline an old article from 2001 that we did in a
previous publication a number of us were involved in, Mid-East Solidarity
(this was a NZ journal).

The article looks at how the US created Osama bin Laden and, at the end,
there's an interesting extract of an interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski
about how the US 'bear-trapped' the Soviet Union into Afghanistan.
Brzezinski ends up saying that "a few stirred up Moslems" was a small price
to pay for winning the Cold War.

It's at:


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