Al Qaeda

Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden urged Muslims to launch a jihad against Israel and condemned Arab governments as allies of the Jewish state in a new message aimed at harnessing anger in the Mideast over the Gaza offensive.

From Foreign Policy Passport: In an <a title="ABC" href="http://abcnews.go.com/WN/Politics/Story?id=6356046&page=7">interview with Charlie Gibson</a> George W. Bush tells Gibson his biggest regret is "the intelligence failure in Iraq." And while President Bush doesn't "spend a lot of time really worrying about short-term history," here are 10 other things he <em>should</em> regret, after the jump.

Al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri insulted Barack Obama in the terror group’s first reaction to his election, calling him a demeaning racial term implying that the president-elect is a black American who does the bidding of whites.

Al-Qaida supporters suggested in a Web site message this week they would welcome a pre-election terror attack on the U.S. as a way to usher in a McCain presidency.