Al-Qaeda founder launches fierce attack on Osama bin Laden

One of al-Qaeda’s founding leaders, Dr Fadl, has begun an ideological revolt against Osama bin Laden, blaming him for “every drop” of blood spilt in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, who goes by the nom de guerre Dr Fadl, helped bin Laden create al-Qaeda and then led an Islamist insurgency in Egypt in the 1990s.
But in a book written from inside an Egyptian prison, he has launched a frontal attack on al-Qaeda’s ideology and the personal failings of bin Laden and particularly his Egyptian deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Twenty years ago, Dr Fadl became al-Qaeda’s intellectual figurehead with a crucial book setting out the rationale for global jihad against the West.

Today, however, he believes the murder of innocent people is both contrary to Islam and a strategic error. “Every drop of blood that was shed or is being shed in Afghanistan and Iraq is the responsibility of bin Laden and Zawahiri and their followers,” writes Dr Fadl.
The terrorist attacks on September 11 were both immoral and counterproductive, he writes. “Ramming America has become the shortest road to fame and leadership among the Arabs and Muslims. But what good is it if you destroy one of your enemy’s buildings, and he destroys one of your countries? What good is it if you kill one of his people, and he kills a thousand of yours?” asks Dr Fadl. “That, in short, is my evaluation of 9/11.”

The only mostly insane fanatic berates the completely insane fanatic.

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4 thoughts on “Al-Qaeda founder launches fierce attack on Osama bin Laden

    1. Ya dis guy totally dissed or former prez! Letz put a Fatwa of his head!

      Oh wait, we did catch him. His jihad is now against his former friends. At one time we were his former friends. I guess it doesn’t pay to be friends with this guy.

      Our culpability started long before Bush #1 or Jr. were in office. Regan shouldn’t have turned our back on them once we were done with our proxy war in Afghanistan. And then we just stood by while the Taliban took the country back to the dark ages.

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