"As we all know...or should know...Bin Laden never mentioned the Palestinians as a cause until well after 9/11. In all his interviews prior to 9/11, and any pamphlets, literature his group had out, the Palestinians were never mentioned." - Mark from Georgia Correct. At that time his justification was the need to get US troops out of Saudi Arabia. The switch in excuse to the Palestinians shows that bin Laden is well aware of just how unpopular his terrorist activities have become in the region. At this time the American presence in Iraq and Afghanistan is the only thing Al Queada has going for it. America created it in an act of strategic insanity and it perpetuates it because no American president dare end a war until he has been reelected.
Iranian parliamentary panel gives conditional nod to nuke deal (Reuters)
from the article: Bin Laden: Attacks on U.S. to go on as long as it supports Israel