The most serious problem with his reasoning is that bin Laden confuses his every thought with the will of God.Never have I seen the bin Laden persona and motive painted in a clearer picture, and contrasted better with the truer motives of those who fight against him and his band of deluded demons. Mr. Reynolds titled this essay as Part 1 of 6, and we look forward to those five additional installments.
Osama writes as if he has authority, but other than the cult of his personality he has none. Osama speaks as if he represents an institution, but he is the leader of no state and of no people. He has no title recognized by any historic entity. He is an isolated man with his sorry followers defying authority and the way the world is as if he, and not the Almighty, were the lord of history.