Re: Ya know, the story is pretty deep...[Spoilers!]
Very nice. But I disagree about Bin Laden just a target for blame for 9/11. Also Into Darkness showed us that going in and capturing your target in enemy territory is even more dangerous.
I thought the politics of the movie were there but I didn't take it to be the main subject.
That's the beauty of Trek movies. The political neuances can be absorbed in many different ways. I personally thought STID more loudly brought up GTMO and the detainees.
“We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture.”
- Evolution of the Solar System, NASA 1976, H. Alfvén & G, Arrhenius, p. 257.