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Oct 17, 09:51 AM
Roping for bin Laden
MIKE BOETTCHER, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: I think the highlight of the tape were the comments by Ayman al-Zawahiri, saying, that you haven't seen nothing yet, basically, using the shorthand version of English to describe what he said. He called for a jihad against the United States in Iraq. And Iraq has become the focal point, the magnet. He called for that. He called for Islamists from all over the world to come to Iraq and fight the United States. And, in my view, that is the high point of the audiotape.
HEIDI COLLINS, CCN ANCHOR: We're getting a little bit more sound now off of that tape. And it's a very long tape, we should let people know, about an hour, hour and a half or so, to go through, trying to bring you the highlights as we can today. A little bit more sound that we have not yet heard from Ayman Al- Zawahiri. This is the top lieutenant to Osama bin Laden and the al Qaeda organization. Let's listen to that.