Osama May Release Tape on 9/11

Signs point to new message from terror leader, group says
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2007 7:03 PM CDT
Osama May Release Tape on 9/11
This is an undated photo Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. President Bush declassified intelligence Tuesday, May 22, 2007 asserting that bin Laden ordered a top lieutenant in early 2005 to form a terrorist cell that would conduct attacks outside Iraq _ and that the United States should be the top target....   (Associated Press)

Osama bin Laden, architect of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will release a video to commemorate their sixth anniversary, says a Washington-based terrorist watchdog group. The video, the al-Qaeda leader's first in nearly three years, is circulating on radical Islamic websites and addresses the American public, Bloomberg reports.

There have been no confirmed sightings of bin Laden since December 2001, but the watchdog reports an image of him with a full beard, and a Taliban leader said last month that bin Laden is "extremely healthy and active." The US is offering up to $25 million for tips leading to bin Laden's capture. (Read more Osama bin Laden stories.)

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