Remember this guy? Where might he have been all these years? Might someone in the government of our Friend and Ally Pakistan have some idea about that? It’s pure speculation, of course, but it would certainly explain how and why he has been able to stay hidden for years and then pop up again, and would be consistent with Pakistan’s well-established double game.
“Bin Laden threatens France in message,” from Associated Press, January 21 (thanks to Twostellas):
Cairo– The Arabic news station al-Jazeera has reported that Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has issued a new message calling for the withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan.
In a report today, the station said bin Laden called on French President Nicolas Sarkozy to withdraw its troops from “our countries,” adding that that its role would cost the French “inside France and outside.”…