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the zombies of Osama bin Laden

July 12, 2014

FT: “Middle East sectarianism masks a lust for power” by David Gardner starts with the tagline:

Forces at play have the power to resurrect the zombies of Osama bin Laden and the Ba’ath

Unfortunately that’s all I can see because of the paywall. But there’s a quote on CNN: “What I’m reading: The cost of the American Dream” by Fareed Zakaria:

writes David Gardner in the Financial Times. “While sectarianism is not religion, it does have the power to resurrect the zombie ideologies of Osama bin Laden and the Ba’ath – and even get them to work together.”

So it’s not that Osama comes back as a Ozombie (there’s that movie), but that “ideas are bulletproof” (a better movie).

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