Bin Laden 311 (R).
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Osama bin Laden warned the US in the final audio tape he recorded before being killed that "our attacks will continue against you as long as your support for Israel continues," AFP reported on Sunday, citing an Islamist website.
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Bin Laden addressed US President Barack Obama, saying "America will not be able to dream of security until we live in security in Palestine. It is unfair that you live in peace while our brothers in Gaza live in insecurity."
The al-Qaida leader said that he has tried to send a message to the US
through Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, known as the "underwear
bomber," who tried to detonate a bomb on a Detroit-bound US airliner in
"If it were possible to send you messages by way of words, we would not have had to use planes to send them to you," he said.
"So the message we wanted to convey through the plane of our hero, the
fighter Umar Farouk, may God be with him, confirms a previous message
which had been sent to you by our heroes of September 11," he said.
The recording, released on Shamikh1.net, a conduit for al-Qaida communications, was just over a minute long.