The article below entitled Who is Osama bin Laden? was drafted twelve years ago on September 11, 2001.
I started writing on the evening of September 11, late into the night, going through piles of research notes, which I had previously collected on the history of Al Qaeda. It was first published on the Global Research website on the evening of September 12, 2001.
From the outset, the objective was to use 9/11 as a pretext for launching the first phase of the Middle East War Central Asian war, which consisted in the bombing and occupation of Afghanistan.
Within hours of the attacks, Osama bin Laden was identified without evidence as the architect of 9/11. On the following day, the “global war on terrorism” had been launched. The media disinformation campaign went into full gear.
Also on September 12, less than 24 hours after the attacks, NATO invoked for…
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