William Saletan’s makes a great argument for addressing the accusations that Osama bin Laden made in his taped statement that saw wide airplay in the United States, and even wider airplay in Muslim countries. The interviewer for Al-Jazeera gave Tony Blair a tough time in the interview that I linked to yesterday, but he was just asking the questions that many Muslims want answered. Do we have to justify ourselves before the world? No, but I think it would help.