FILE - This undated file image from video seized from the walled compound of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and provided by the U.S. Department of Defense shows Osama bin Laden. Osama bin Laden spent his last weeks in a house divided, amid wives riven by suspicions. On the top floor, sharing his bedroom, was his youngest wife and favorite. The trouble came when his eldest wife showed up and moved into the bedroom on the floor below. Pakistan will deport Osama bin Laden's three widows and their children to Saudi Arabia next week after they finish a 45-day prison sentence for illegally entering and living in the country, their defense lawyer said Friday, April 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Department of Defense, File)

Al-Qaeda: A New Phase of Soft Power Ideology?

(Mint Press)— Seventeen documents released from Osama Bin Laden’s personal correspondence give new insight into the ideology and strategies of the weakened al-Qaeda organization. The documents, totaling 175 pages, were recovered during the American raid on Bin Laden’s Abbatabod compound last year. The deceased terrorist leader remained an elusive figure, evading the U.S. military for more […]