“Osama bin Laden’s most recent message contained any number of fascinating insights into the elusive al-Qaeda leader. Not least was his recommendation of a book, “Rogue State”, by Washington DC writer William Blum. ‘If Bush carries on with his lies and oppression, it would be useful for you to read Rogue State,’ bin Laden said.
“Blum, a former employee of the US State Department, has spent much of his life railing against the American Empire and its brutal suppression of democracy around the world. It is a largely hidden history and includes support for Middle Eastern dictators, overthrowing democratically elected governments, favouring the Israelis over Palestinians, and bullying any number of nations into accepting military bases.”
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