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Osama Bin Laden's Role During The Eugenics Wars

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:03 pm
by marsh8472
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We get confirmation that Osama Bin Laden existed in the star trek timeline during Enterprise "Storm Front Part 2". http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Osama_Bin_Laden

Do you think he helped fight on our side against Khan and the other super humans when they took over Asia and the Middle-East during the 1990s? Or think Khan and him were buddies? Are Khan's and Osama Bin Laden's ideologies compatible or incompatible? Did he still get killed? Or played some other role in history?

Re: Osama Bin Laden's Role During The Eugenics Wars

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:04 pm
by marsh8472
http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Khan ... e_reality)
Entertainment Weekly saw parallels between the new Khan and figures such as Osama Bin Laden or Saddam Hussein, as both men were allied with the US before turning on them. [26] Simon Pegg commented "Iraq had nothing proven to do with 9/11, and yet Bush used that as an excuse to start a war with those people. You can always see the Klingons as like Iraq and John Harrison the proxy for Osama bin Laden." [27]

Lindelof further acknowledged the terrorism parallels in an interview with StarTrek.com, as Khan's 72 torpedoes reminded them of the notion of 72 virgins in paradise. Lindelof responded "Of course it is a coincidence, because that is a number taken from canon. It was pointed out to us at the scripting phase – the 72 virgins – and that actually gave us pause, because we didn't want people drawing that comparison... but there it is." [28]
They've been compared before so one might think they'd get along then. Khan may have been a Sikh http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Sikh I don't know if extremist genetically enhanced Sikh's would get along with extremist Muslims though. Maybe they'd get along for a while and then turn on each other before long.