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Documents show bin Laden targeting Obama in last days

05-04-2012 15:34 BJT

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BEIJING, May 4 (Xinhuanet) -- Osama bin Laden was plotting attacks attempting to kill Barack Obama and other U.S. leaders in his last days.

The documents, seized by U.S. Navy SEALs during the raid that killed the al-Qaeda mastermind in Pakistan last year, were published on the website of Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.

Osama bin-Laden is seen addressing a news conference in Afghanistan in this May
26, 1998 file photo.(Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

In a missive, bin Laden calls on his followers in Afghanistan and Pakistan to target the airplanes which carried visiting Obama and Gen. David Petraeus.

"Obama is the head of infidelity and killing him automatically will make Biden take over the presidency... Biden is totally unprepared for that post, which will lead the U.S. into a crisis." bin Laden wrote.

Altogether 17 documents and related commentary and analysis were released this time, among the more than 6,000 documents on five computers, dozens of hard drives and more than 100 storage devices discovered in the bin Laden's compound.

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Editor:Wang Lingfei |Source: Xinhua

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