An American academic, political commentator and scholar says former US President Barack Obama is “either wildly detached from reality or lying thorough his teeth,” while talking about Osama bin Laden and terrorism.
Dr. Kevin Barrett made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Friday while commenting on a speech made by Obama at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit — an annual meeting of business tycoons, world leaders and Nobel laureates — in New Delhi.
Speaking at the event, the former US president said Pakistan did not know the whereabouts of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, and that Washington does not distinguish between terrorist groups which target India and those that target the United States.
“Obviously every government does take a primary interest in so-called terrorist groups that target it. The term terrorist though is very confusing and Obama may have been playing with the lack of clarity in that term. The true…