Ran wrote, "So Tom, are you saying that Bush was lying when OBL stated videotaped reasons? Interesting thesis."
And OBL stated videotaped reasons are what I said they are. To quote bin Laden, "We are only defending ourselves. This is defensive Jihad. We want to defend our people and our land. That is why I say that if we don't get security, the Americans, too would not get security. This is a simple formula that even an American child can understand. This is the formula of live and let live." November 9, 2001
"Terrorism against America deserves to be praised because it was a response to injustice, aimed at forcing America to stop its support for Israel, which kills our people." Dec 26, 2001 Dec
and so on ... Motives for 9/11