On October 18, 2000, “Bin Laden issued a statement in Pakistan’s Jang newspaper that was apparently issued from Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, the Taliban’s headquarters. ‘I am not afraid of the American threats against me,’ he said. ‘As long as I am alive there will be no rest for the enemies of Islam. I will continue my mission against them.’ ”

 – Rowenna Davis, “Bin Laden: The War in His Words,” The Guardian, May 2, 2011