videos, one released on September 7, 2007 and another released about three years earlier on October 29, 2004. Then the requisite "senior US intelligence officer" is asked the requisite question about the October 2007 tape's authenticity and the officer gives the requisite response, saying he "believes" the tape is new, but he can't discuss why. Unlike the BBC, CNN expressed no doubts about the December 27 tape's authenticity: Editor's note: This should refer to the November 9 tape released by the.S. If they can't back up their statements, don't" them. Reporting on unauthenticated bin Laden tapes as if they were real is, shamefully, getting to be an old practice. I would like to assure the world that I did not plan the recent attacks, which seems to have been planned by people for personal reasons." September 17, 2001. Nasrawi didn't just bury the authentication problem in his story.
Then, 11 paragraphs down, Nasrawi writes: "The authenticity of the tape could not be independently confirmed. In November 2002, a "bin Laden" audiotape surfaced and a senior State Department official explained to CNN that the voice on the tape was indeed Bin Laden's, but that "we don't know yet whether anybody put it together, spliced or computer-generated.". And curiously, this alleged bin Laden is seen writing with his right hand. October 29, 2007 msnbc story, "Was Bin Laden's Last Video Faked?". Government has consistently blamed me for being behind every occasion its enemies attack. I decided to compare this video of Osama that al Jazeera released on December 27, 2001 with other Bin Laden videos.