Skip to comments.Bin-Laden tape
Posted on 01/19/2006 12:57:37 PM PST by Small-L
Taken from al-Jazeera The tape was broadcast shortly after 1500 GMT on Thursday The pan-Arab TV station al-Jazeera has broadcast an audio tape purporting to be by al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, in which the speaker says al-Qaeda is preparing new attacks on the US.
Here is the full text of the message as broadcast.
My message to you is about the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and the way to end it.
I had not intended to speak to you about this issue, because, for us, this issue is already decided: diamonds cut diamonds.
Praise be to God, our conditions are always improving, becoming better, while yours are the opposite.
However, what prompted me to speak are the repeated fallacies of your President Bush in his comment on the outcome of US opinion polls, which indicated that the overwhelming majority of you want the withdrawal of the forces from Iraq, but he objected to this desire and said that the withdrawal of troops would send the wrong message to the enemy.
Bush said: It is better to fight them on their ground than they fighting us on our ground.
In my response to these fallacies, I say: The war in Iraq is raging and operations in Afghanistan are on the rise in our favour, praise be to God.
The Pentagon figures indicate the rise in the number of your dead and wounded, let alone the huge material losses.
To go back to where I started, I say that the results of the poll satisfy sane people and that Bush's objection to them is false.
Reality testifies that the war against America and its allies has not remained confined to Iraq, as he claims.
In fact, Iraq has become a point of attraction and recruitment of qualified resources.
On the other hand, the mujahideen, praise be to God, have managed to breach all the security measures adopted by the unjust nations of the coalition time and again.
The evidence for this are the bombings you have seen in the capitals of the most important European countries of this aggressive coalition.
As for the delay in carrying out similar operations in America, this was not due to the failure to breach your security measures.
Operations are in preparation and you will see them on your own ground once the preparations are finished, God willing.
Based on the above, we see that Bush's argument is false.
However, the argument that he avoided, which is the substance of the results of opinion polls on withdrawing the troops, is that it is better not to fight the Muslims on their land and for them not to fight us on our land.
We do not object to a long-term truce with you on the basis of fair conditions that we respect.
We are a nation to which God has disallowed treachery and lying.
In this truce, both parties will enjoy security and stability and we will build Iraq and Afghanistan which were destroyed by the war.
There is no defect in this solution other than preventing the flow of hundreds of billions to the influential people and war merchants in America, who supported Bush's election campaign with billions of dollars.
I am waiting for the first democrat to surrender...
In fact, Iraq has become a point of attraction and recruitment of qualified resources.Sounds like he's been talking to Pelosi, Boxer, Murtha, Gore, Dean, Kerry and the fattest swimmer on the planet.
Will be shortly...
Either Osama speaks flawless English or some traitor is filling him in on what the Americans talk about.
We do not object to a long-term truce with you on the basis of fair conditions that we respect.That condition being islamofacists get to keep killing innocent people?
Pretty much. I think they're starting to see collapse of their Sunnin support infrastructure in Iraq, and Afghan/Paki theatre of operations is getting *very* unhospitable, as evidenced by the latest Predator kill.
Spain will vouch for that!
good sign. al qaeda must be weak now. this means the security forces now really need to push to break their back.
He is trying to play us. I hope I never see the day when people believe an enemy known only by tapes to the elected president.
They say that the Devil must ask God's permission before he does anything to man. Maybe that's why he always finishes his threats with "God willing."
That is my assessment too - exact terms as treasonously laid out by the Dims
I am waiting for the next Democrat to say he won't.
All your democratic talking points are belong to us.
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