Ken Silverstein

Open Society Institute

Guest

Fellow at George Soros' Open Society Institute and Washington Editor for Harper's magazine, he writes the blog, Washington Babylon, on its website; author of Private Warriors and Turkmeniscam: How Washington Lobbyists Fought to Flack for a Stalinist Dictatorship

Ken Silverstein on KCRW

It was Sunday's killing of Osama bin Laden that brought  President Obama  to New York City today.

The Death and Deadly Legacy of Osama bin Laden

It was Sunday's killing of Osama bin Laden that brought President Obama to New York City today.

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President Obama  laid a wreath at Ground Zero  today, met with the families of victims and visited with police and firefighters.

Obama Gets a Big Win, but Is Osama a Winner Too?

President Obama laid a wreath at Ground Zero today, met with the families of victims and visited with police and firefighters.

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