However, not everyone is crowing: Kuwait is sending $500 million in aid. “Hurricane Katrina: Al Qaeda leader in Iraq sees ‘start of US collapse’; Kuwait sends US$500m aid,” from Al-Bawaba, :
Al Qaeda group in Iraq, which is led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, on Sunday praised in an Internet statement what it said was the “start of the collapse” of the United States after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
“Congratulations to the Islamic nation, to our sheikh Osama abu Abdullah (Osama bin Laden) and to sheikh Ayman Zawahiri (bin Laden’s deputy) for the destruction of America, which is at the forefront of evil. It is the start of its collapse.”
The statement was referring to the hurricane which left some 10,000 dead.
In recent days, Islamists website connected between the storm and the “US war against Islam.” According to them, Katrina was sent by God to torment the American empire.