They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Osama's days numbered

The US Senate has doubled the bounty on Osama bin Laden to $US50 million ($57.6 million), reflecting frustration that the Al-Qaeda mastermind remains free and rising anxiety over possible future attacks. Link

db: This ranks with the "surge" in strategic brilliance.