In his will, Osama urged his children “not to fight jihad”

Osama Prepared to Flee, Told Children in Will Not to Join Al Qaeda
By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, AlterNet
Posted on May 4, 2011, Printed on May 4, 2011

As new details of the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the saga becomes increasingly fascinating. Here is the latest update of breaking news from the Abbottabad compound:

– bin Laden\’s four-page will, published in a Kuwaiti newspaper, apologizes to his 24 children for neglecting them throughout his life, and ordered his wives not to remarry but to devote their lives to raising their kids. He also beseeched them not to fight jihad, in a parallel with Islamic leader Omar bin al-Khattab, who instructed the same to his own son. His vast fortune is not mentioned.

– At the time of his death, he had 500 Euros and two telephone numbers sewn into his clothing, according to a classified briefing of Congress yesterday by CIA Director Leon Panetta. bin Laden apparently believed that he would receive notice prior to any US attack, indicating his total trust in his own networks. \’That view may also be buttressed by the White House’s revelation that bin Laden was not armed when he was killed in a Sunday raid by a Navy SEAL team,\’ writes Politico. \’That team was able to capture intelligence — including computers and thumb drives, and, apparently, the phone numbers bin Laden was carrying.\’

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  1. yeah, right, i believe this like i believe television wrestling is on the level and 911 was as the official story went…

    bin laden, a member of the fahd saudi’s vicious monarchy the US calls an ally… bin laden, contracted to construct a $295million base for US-saudi use in the early 1990s… bin laden, longtime CIA asset for inside info into that scene… biin laden, said by the CIA’s lead expert on him to have died in 1999-2000 from his kidney disease… bin laden, whose photos and vids and audio, as that same expert points out vividly, were clearly either not him or were manipulated (remember the faked ‘gulf of tonkin incident’ which fooled all but morse and grurnig in congress, leading to the viet war deaths of 2.13mln and in cambodia 2.7mln… all as innocent as the iraqis or afpakis…)

    as new yorker, i nearly died from ‘the air is safe’ of 911. like ol jimmy breslin and, as he found to have been censored, some 147,000 other new yorkers became deathly ill intestinally fromm teh toxins of that ‘safe air.’ and that was the exact level of truth the govt gave us on that date… i could go on&on…

    just exactly why is it that we are still ONLY seeing a 15-year old photograph of bin laden?

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