Ahmadinejad says bin Laden in Washington

May 5, 2010

BINLADEN/Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has the answer to the question that has plagued the United States since Sept. 11, 2001. 

He knows where Osama bin Laden is — in Washington. OBAMA/

In an interview with ABC’S “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, Ahmadinejad rejected reports that the al Qaeda leader was in Iran.

“I heard that Osama bin Laden is in the Washington, D.C.,” Ahmadinejad said through an interpreter in a contentious give-and-take with his interviewer, George Stephanopoulos.

“He’s there. Because he was a previous partner of Mr. Bush. They were colleagues in fact in the old days. You know that. They were in the oil business together. They worked together. Mr. Bin Laden never cooperated with Iran but he cooperated with Mr. Bush,” Ahmadinejad said.

“Rest assured that he’s in Washington. I think there’s a high chance he’s there.”

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Photo credits: Reuters/State Dept handout ( Bin Laden picture); Reuters/Molly Riley (U.S. Capitol)

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Conspiracy theorists everywhere are gonna have a field day with that one.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Ahmadinejad is a sniveling cynical smart ass.

Posted by NilsPils | Report as abusive

He is not in Washington. I have seen him in Tennessee, at Elvis’s house. He is living on the proceeds from his selling out to Bush and has a camel ranch in Texas just down the road from his good ole buddies house. Can I be the ambassador to Iran now?

Posted by ThePup | Report as abusive

UNBELIEVABLE !!!!!!!!!!!

Which 7-11 is he working at?

Posted by YONKERS | Report as abusive

[...] Last month, I heard a Pakistani official say that bin Laden was last heard of in Pakistan’s traditional enemy India in 2003 – in Bangalore and Hyderabad to be precise -before he disappeared without trace.  Then Fox News came up with a story about how he was living in luxury in Iran. Not to be outdone, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad then suggested he was more likely to be hiding in Washington. [...]

Mrs. Bhutto, before she was killed stated catgegorically that OBL was dead. That seems very likely. and it seems likely as well that the forces pushing for destabilization of the Middle East have a vested interest in keeping him alive in order to obtain continuing public support for their efforts.

Posted by craferr | Report as abusive

but they should have done that with Saddam Hussein too. All the terrorist groups have a vested interest in “keeping OBL alive” to recruit more crazy people in the name of religion.

Posted by rrdas | Report as abusive

[...] Faced with this new claim, the Iranian leader cheerily announced that OBL was lurking inside Washington, leading the po-faced Fox propagandists to squeal that he was “obfuscati[ng]“. Reuters have a smarter take… For years, the default assumption has been that bin Laden is hiding somewhere in the mountains between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Last month, I heard a Pakistani official say that bin Laden was last heard of in Pakistan’s traditional enemy India in 2003 – in Bangalore and Hyderabad to be precise -before he disappeared without trace.  Then Fox News came up with a story about how he was living in luxury in Iran. Not to be outdone, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad then suggested he was more likely to be hiding in Washington. [...]

[...] journalist asks Ahmadinejad whether Bin Laden is in Iran.  The president replies that he heard he’s in Washington! How could a gentile not love this [...]

One thing is sure, no one would be able to recognise Mr Bin laden now since he must have undergone the cosmetic surgery to have a new visual appearance. Perhaps, it would be worthwhile to check with the cosmetic surgeons around the world to find out if any one admits to have given a new identity to Mr Bin Laden? The Iranian President has a point, knowing about the famous American Surgeons involved in cosmetic surgery and the large number of daily operations being performed in the country.
Rex Minor

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