Musharraf Says Bin Laden Moving Freely

(Toronto Globe & Mail) Osama bin Laden is alive, has been moving freely between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and appears to have enjoyed a groundswell of anti-American passions in the region, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Thursday on his first official visit to Canada. Musharraf said most Afghans and Pakistanis in the border regions have probably never heard of the massive bounties offered by the U.S. More important, he said, the notoriously insular ethnic groups in the region have turned vehemently anti-American since the Iraq war, believing that Islam is being targeted by Western governments.

2003-09-29 00:00:00

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