Breitbart reported Al-Jazeera aired an audiotape purportedly from Osama bin Laden on Thursday, saying al-Qaida is making preparations for attacks in the United States but offering a truce to rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan. The voice on the tape said heightened security measures in the United States are not the reason there have been no attacks there since the Sept. 11, 2001, suicide hijackings.
Of course they were not the reason. And if you believe that, I have some swamp land to sell you in Florida.Instead, the reason is "because there are operations that need preparations,
I.E. we need to figure out how to get around the heightened security measures. And until we do, we will continue to attack in Europe and Asia, where there are much weaker targets that are easier to hit.and you will see them," he said. "Based on what I have said, it is better not to fight the Muslims on their land," he said. "We do not mind offering you a truce that is fair and long-term. ... So we can build Iraq and Afghanistan
Into training camps from which we can launch attacks.... there is no shame in this solution because it prevents wasting of billions of dollars ... to merchants of war." The speaker did not give conditions for a truce in the excerpts aired by the Arab broadcaster.
I would be willing to bet that the conditions for the troops is you can't let the Americans try to find us, and you have to let us set our training camps back up.blogged
Stop the ACLU blogged a truce? Or more like “TIME”….need a breather…..I picture OBL making the “timeout” motion……announcer: “and OBL calls a timeout but it doesn’t look as if Cheneys Devil Dogs are gonna honor that request as another predator is launched armed with a hellfire”
Michelle Malkin has a LOT of links on this topic
Strata Sphere blogged And Bin Laden may want to surrender. The dems are going to look back on 2006 as the year they screwed up royally. Is it any surprise Bin Laden is listing Iraq and Afghanistan as the places he is willing to rebuid under the truce? They just happen to be the two democratically governed allies of the US. Al Qaeda may have just vindicated Bush’s efforts over the years to establish democracies and turn the tide in the region. If Al Qaeda has recognized these two states in this manner, the Clarkes, Wilsons, Kerrys, Kennedys, Pelosis, Rathers, NYTimes, Deans, Daschles, Soroses, KOsKids, etc were all wrong. Dead wrong.