Shift Happens

A good read during wartime, and all that.

One of al-Qaeda’s leaders is blaming Osama bin Laden for “every drop” of blood.

Sayyid Imam al-Sharif blames Osama bin Ladin for deathsSayyid Imam al-Sharif established the idea of a global jihad against the West and was part of the tight circle which founded al-Qaeda in 1988.

Today he’s saying murder of innocent people is both contrary to Islam and a strategic error; the terrorist attacks on September 11 were both immoral and counterproductive.

“Every drop of blood that was shed or is being shed in Afghanistan and Iraq is the responsibility of bin Laden and Zawahiri and their followers.”