Reactions to OBL's Statement on the Jihadi Websites

A few hours after the new audio statement by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was posted on jihadi Internet forums, a transcript of the statement was viewed over a thousand times. Comments by forum members on the new message included the usual praise and prayers for al Qaeda's leader and the mujaheddin," but there was no real discussion of the points he made in his statement which focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "May God bring victory to you, you Lion of the nation," said one post. "May God bring victory to Sheikh Osama and the rest of the jihadi Sheikhs," said another.