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CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden called on insurgent groups in Iraq to unify their ranks, in an audio recording aired by Al Jazeera television on Monday.
"Some of you have been lax in one duty, which is to unite your ranks," bin Laden purportedly said in the audiotape. "Beware of division ... The Muslim world is waiting for you to gather under one banner."
When you hear a threat which is "probably" made by bin Laden, just remember that he's "probably" dead.
Also think about who benefits from your believing he's alive.
The basic truth is that Al Qaeda does not exist and never has. Al Qaeda is a manufactured enemy who was created by the Bush Administration in order to have an excuse to wage a war for the control of the world’s oil resources.
Did an American even hear the words “Al Qaeda” before 9-11? Or were we told that its alleged leader Osama Bin Laden has family who themselves have personal business relationships with George W. Bush’s family and that both families had financially profited considerably from the “War on Terror”?
How the CIA created Osama bin Laden
19 September 2001
BY NORM DIXON
“Throughout the world ... its agents, client states and satellites are on the defensive — on the moral defensive, the intellectual defensive, and the political and economic defensive. Freedom movements arise and assert themselves. They're doing so on almost every continent populated by man — in the hills of Afghanistan, in Angola, in Kampuchea, in Central America ... [They are] freedom fighters.”
Bin Laden said fighters in Iraq should admit "mistakes" and try to correct them in the interest of untiy.
The recording was aired as Iraq's government reported violence had dropped by 70 per cent since the end of June, following a series of US-led offensives against insurgents.
Iraq's wing of al Qaeda is one of the key groups fighting US-led forces and the Baghdad government, but bin Laden's followers have angered other Sunni groups and tribes through their interpretations of Islam and indiscriminate killing of civilians.
"The mujahideen are the children of this nation ... they do right things and wrong things," bin Laden said. "Those who are accused of violations of God's commandments should face trial," Bin Laden said.
Originally posted by djohnsto77
This tape shows that UBL recognizes that he's losing in Iraq. His strategy of killing civilians has not worked.
Originally posted by xpert11
Al Qaeda cant really lose either way in Iraq at this time .
Originally posted by Sky watcher
reply to post by Sekhemet
That was the most ignorant post I have seen in along time. We knew about AQ after they attacked the embassies in Africa, Long before 9/11.