Let's Go (Again) To The Videotape

The obscure art of Arabic translating got a workout last week as two news organizations released new versions of the Osama bin Laden tape. The State Department translation was a collaboration among several experts that left a lot of holes as "unintelligible." But experts hired by ABC and CNN have since reviewed the text. Among the revelations from the new passages: bin Laden names nine of the hijackers; he told followers to listen to the radio for a news bulletin hours before the attacks; and the sheik being honored at the dinner that night was sneaked into Afghanistan by a member...

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