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al-Qaida Boss Warns U.S. Over Detainees

A new audiotape purportedly from Osama bin Laden’s top deputy warns the United States that it will pay dearly if it harms detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The tape, broadcast Sunday, urges Muslims everywhere to avenge the prisoners. The Arab satellite station Al-Arabiya said the tape was from Ayman Al-Zawahri, a top official in bin Laden’s al-Qaida terror network. According to the tape, the threat was a response to Washington’s announcement that it will start putting the detainees on military trials that could result in death sentences. “I swear by the almighty God … that crusader America will pay dearly for any harm done to any of the Muslim prisoners it is holding,” the recording said. Full Story

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