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NickFitz
1st May 2012, 12:59
Yes, it's Rupert Murdoch Osama Bin Laden: Bin Laden: Seized documents show delusional leader and micromanager - CNN.com (http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/30/opinion/bergen-bin-laden-document-trove/index.html?c=&page=1)

MarillionFan
1st May 2012, 13:04
Yes, it's Rupert Murdoch Osama Bin Laden: Bin Laden: Seized documents show delusional leader and micromanager - CNN.com (http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/30/opinion/bergen-bin-laden-document-trove/index.html?c=&page=1)

Abdullah, go to the market and make sure you're not followed.
Mustafa, follow Abdullah and make sure he's doesnt see you.
Muhammed, follow Mustafa make sure he isn't followed.
Najwa who are you on the phone to?

Scoobos
1st May 2012, 13:05
CNN can eat my posterior..

I'll bet at least 100 pennies that its completely made up tosh.

That said - Kudos to the American reader who dares to post this in the comments :

It's hard to really call Bin Laden delusional. He personally played a huge role in defeating the Soviet Union in Afghanistan. He personally brought America to its knees. Like him or hate him, agree with him or disagree with him, the scope of his "accomplishments" is staggering and unprecedented. You don't get to that place by thinking small. Given all that he did during his lifetime, why was it delusional for him to think that he might have accomplished even more? There are a lot of words that might be used to describe Osama Bin Laden, but "delusional" is not one of them. Thank God he's dead.


I think he talks sense, but I bet this is a flame war of nuclear proportions in an hour :)

doomage
1st May 2012, 13:19
He couldn't even come up with a decent name for his organisation. Mind you, neither can we.

Doggy Styles
1st May 2012, 13:28
Some predictable comments on there:

How is Mr. Bergen (the security analyst) so privileged to have access to this information, when we are not? Is this dis-information?

Because he's a f***in' security analyst you clown! :laugh

Plus the usual stuff:

Bin Ladan isn't really dead, we have no PROOF

Saddam Hussein was a far greater threat to the world

Blah blah...

NickFitz
1st May 2012, 13:34
Some predictable comments on there:

How is Mr. Bergen (the security analyst) so privileged to have access to this information, when we are not? Is this dis-information?

Because he's a f***in' security analyst you clown! :laugh


Yes, that one obviously failed to make it as far as the fourth sentence:


In the course of reporting a new book about the 10-year search for bin Laden after 9/11, senior U.S. administration officials allowed me to review hundreds of pages of declassified -- but as yet unpublished -- memos from the Abbottabad "treasure trove."

:rolleyes:

Sysman
1st May 2012, 17:20
Saddam Hussein was a far greater threat to the world]

Oh, you mean the guy who was on the US side when he went to war with Iran?

Or do you mean the guy who threatened to status of the Oil Dollar by wanting to trade oil for Euros?

Think carefully about that last sentence. The US desperately wanted the Euro to fail...

AtW
1st May 2012, 17:25
Or do you mean the guy who threatened to status of the Oil Dollar by wanting to trade oil for Euros?

That bollox fact had no implications whatsoever.

amcdonald
1st May 2012, 20:36
I thought this would be about Cameron :igmc:

Doggy Styles
1st May 2012, 20:42
Oh, you mean the guy who was on the US side when he went to war with Iran?

Or do you mean the guy who threatened to status of the Oil Dollar by wanting to trade oil for Euros?

Think carefully about that last sentence. The US desperately wanted the Euro to fail...Why should I think carefully about it?