#BINLADENSBOOKSHELF REVEALED -- AND INSTANTLY PARODIED

 Osama bin Laden watching TV at his compound in Pakistan by U.S. Federal Government. Licensed through Wikimedia Commons.

Osama bin Laden watching TV at his compound in Pakistan by U.S. Federal Government. Licensed through Wikimedia Commons.

BY BEENISH AHMED

Osama bin Laden owned books on 9/11 conspiracy theories and the Illuminati, according to a U.S. government list provided to Buzzfeed News. Titles also include Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward, Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins, several issues of Foreign Policy, as well as both suicide prevention and video game guides. 

Following the release of bin Laden's book list, many took to Twitter to poke fun at the idea of the al-Qaeda leader's bookshelf by reworking the names of famous titles for a terrorist's proclivities. I've selected a few of the tweets on #binladensbookshelf below: