May 12, 2011
Osama bin Laden was working on ideas for more large-scale terrorist attacks on the US, and was obsessed with replicating the carnage of September 11, 2001.
The thoughts of the al-Qa’ida leader are contained in a handwritten journal retrieved from his compound deep in Pakistan by the team of US commandos that killed him on May 2.
According to US intelligence officials, bin Laden expanded on his journal ideas in correspondence that was carried by his couriers on flash drives – miniature computer storage devices – to al-Qa’ida allies around the world.
This article was posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:16 am