“That same night [as the United States launched attacks on Afghanistan, October 7, 2001], Osama bin Laden delivered a chilling message to the American people through a pre-recorded video aired on Qatar’s Al Jazeera television, promising more terrorist attacks on America. ‘Neither America nor the people who live in it will dream of security before we live it in Palestine and not before all the infidel armies leave the land of Mohammed,’ said bin Laden…”

 – Ahmed Rashid, Descent Into Chaos, Page 80