Apparently, the US government believes that is indeed Osama Bin Laden's voice on the recently released tape where the timing of its production is proved by the mention of recent events. As I said on the other board many times (and was disagreed with by just about everyone there), if Bin Laden had been killed and ANYONE knew about it even on his side, that information would have leaked out. Something like that is too big to have kept a secret. Thus, Sapling's little excursion into Afghanistan basically accomplished nothing other to stir up the hornet's nest even more. Oh, on a related note, has anyone else MARVELED at the ability of the US military to plan and potentially conduct MULTIPLE military operations with very little help from other nations at the same time. What is amazing is if you believed the con men in Congress and the military, the Clinton administration had weakened the military to where it was unprepared in manpower, equipment, etc. Now, Sapling, whose increased military spending could not have possible begun to take effect yet, is planning military operation after military operation simultaneously. Geez, you don't think the rightwing zealot politicians and people with a military bias ACTUALLY LIED do you? Nah, it couldn't be that.