Recommendation 1 from ‘The New Yorker’
Article Name:The women in Abbottabad: What Pakistan learned
By: Steve Coll
Like the great and powerful Oz, he occasionally puffed smoke and fire, but he was just a humbug behind a curtain.
The article states that this account of the banality of the world’s once most-wanted man comes from the testimony of two former teen-age brides, who lived in Abbottabad compound throughout the half-dozen years of Bin Laden’s stay.
Learn Words from the article:
Ambiguous: having several possible meanings or interpretations
Hubristic: having excessive pride or self-confidence
Malfeasance: performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified
Pretension: the laying of claim to something