…and on. You could say that Zawahiri is a blowhard, but that would be a disservice to the blowhards of the world. He’s really in a different league. The complete text of Zawahiri’s latest video tape, released a couple of days ago, is here. But, hey–I read it all, so you won’t have to.
There are a few interesting bits. There is a lot of emphasis on Sharia as the only basis on which a government can be organized, e.g.:
[T]he first of these facts which we must be conscious of and focus on and repeatedly emphasize, is that the fighting must be for elevating the Word of Allah, and that the elevation of Allah