Letters: Dec. 16, 2002

Why Can't We Catch bin Laden?

How soon will it be before Osama bin Laden strikes again? Let's forget Iraq and focus on getting him before he gets us. Karl McNish St. Petersburg, Fla.

It should come as no great surprise to anyone that the U.S. has been unable to catch Osama bin Laden [WORLD, Nov. 25]. It took 17 years to catch the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski; 23 and 27 years, respectively, to catch Kathleen Soliah and James Kilgore of the Symbionese Liberation Army; and for six years and counting, Eric Rudolph, the alleged '96 Atlanta Olympics bomber, has been at...

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