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Experts: Bin Laden Courts Backers in Tape

Osama bin Laden’s new videotape clearly targets American voters days before an extraordinarily tight presidential election, but also courts another constituency: young Arabs who are frustrated and disenchanted but not committed to radical Islam.Al-Qaida’s leader already has extremists on his side, who made it clear in their remarks posted Saturday on Islamic Web sites that they were elated to see him looking healthy and in control of the cause. But analysts say he is trying to broaden his base and that his words were chosen for more secular young Muslims as well as Americans.Full Story

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