Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Contra Beyer

Posted by Jabawacefti

According to Reuters, Iran freed Bin Laden's son to fight the Israelis:

Aug 2, 2006 — BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran has freed a son of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden from house arrest, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Die Welt said the Iranian Revolutionary Guard released Saad bin Laden on July 28 with the aim of sending him to the Syria-Lebanon border. It linked the reported move to the outbreak of war between Israel and Lebanese-based Hizbollah.

"From the Lebanese border, he has the task of building Islamist terror cells and preparing them to fight together with Hizbollah," Die Welt said, quoting intelligence information.

"Apparently Tehran is counting on recruiting Lebanese refugees in Syria for the fight against Israel, using bin Laden's help," it added in a preview of a report to appear in its Thursday edition.

As much as we'd love to think all politics (and most jihad) is local, Iran has other plans. So does Al Qaeda. We're always one step behind those jokers.


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