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Bin Laden bent on spectacular US attack until the end

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Hunkered down in his Pakistani compound, Osama bin Laden pleaded with his followers to stay focused on attacking the United States instead of being dragged into Muslim infighting.

Documents declassified on Wednesday shed new light on the mindset of Al-Qaeda's founder, his debates over tactics, his anxiety over Western spying and his fixation with the group's media image.

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What struck me most about this article was that we tagged him 4 years ago.

4. Years. Ago.

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RangerX wrote:What struck me most about this article was that we tagged him 4 years ago.

4. Years. Ago.

Time flies...
Time flies, indeed!
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Just saw a News Alert on CNN but read it first here thanks to RangerX!

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