Newly Uncovered Documents Reveal Bin Laden’s Thoughts and Strategies
Following the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, U.S. Intelligence Community analysts sifted through recovered materials for information on al-Qaida.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released documents from the compound on May 20, 2015, March 1, 2016, and January 19, 2017.
The CIA released nearly 470,000 files on November 1, 2017, including Osama bin Laden’s will, personal letters, and warnings to countries, including the United States.
One of the documents, bin Laden’s “Letter to America,” published a year after the September 11, 2001 attacks, has recently gained attention on TikTok.
The letter, which justifies al-Qaeda’s attacks and discusses U.S. support for Israel and the oppression of Palestinians, has sparked controversy among users, especially young Americans.
Reactions range from shock to agreement with bin Laden’s views.
The letter’s spread coincides with an increase in antisemitic incidents in the United States and has been removed from various platforms for sharing without context.
To read Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America,” visit this archived link for the full text. We recommend reading with an understanding of its historical context.
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