Bin Laden vs. the Saudis


"Concentrate your operations on the oil, in particular in Iraq and the Gulf," says someone identifying himself as bin Laden in a new tape. According to a Bloomberg account:

The responsibility for the current situation lies with the regime,: the speaker said, referring to the Saudi monarchy. Addressed "to Muslims in Saudi Arabia specifically," the audio message was found on an Islamist Web site, al-Jazeera said.

"We pray to Allah to welcome the souls of the mujahedeen who attacked the American consulate in Jeddah," the speaker said about the siege of the U.S. mission that left at least eight people dead….

The speaker also criticized the Saudi royals for squandering money, compromising the ideals of Islam, and working too closely with the American "infidels."

Whole thing here.