According to the most recent info on the matter, which has been brought to the attention of the public together with the revealing of the former al Qaeda leader`s bookshelf, it looks like Osama bin Laden planned to leave Pakistan months before the events that led to his death in the US Navy SEALs raid in 2011.
The thoughts of the terrorist leader have become known because bin Landen wrote them in a letter. According to what bin Laden wrote, it looks like the jihadi leader thought about the fact that it might have been the time for him to leave the isolated shelter in Pakistan were he was hiding from the intelligence organizations which were looking for him. And it seems that isolation was the main reason why Osama bin Laden was planning to leave the safe compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. If the former al Qaeda leader would have proceeded in doing so, we might have witnessed a completely different scenario in the history of the post 9/11 era.
According to information recently released, bin Laden wrote that it would have been the perfect time to leave the two brothers who were together with him at the moment. The two brothers of the jihadi leading figure represented his only links to the world outside the shelter in Abbottabad.
“But it will take a few months to arrange another place,” bin Laden wrote in the letter. Such a place should have been organized in such a way that Khairiyah, the third wife of the terrorist leader and his son, Hamza, could have joined bin Laden said, as he was feeling isolated and could not face that situation any longer.
However, the plan did not meet its target. It took the United States troops less than half a year to reach the compound in Abbottabad and accomplish a mission whose main purpose was eliminating the no. 1 enemy of the United States, after the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
Khairiyah, to whom bin Laden wrote the letter containing his thoughts of departure, eventually joined him in the shelter at Abbottabad. Osama bin Laden was killed in May 2011, during a Navy SEALs raid. Khairiyah was captured and then she was turned over to the authorities of the Pakistani government.
This letter in which bin Laden wrote that he was thinking of leaving the Abbottabad shelter is now part of the `bin Laden`s bookshelf` collection of recently declassified documents, released by the US Intel.
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