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Osama bin Laden declared a holy war against the United States in 1998 that called for the killing of Americans.

In 2002 in his "Letter to America," Bin Laden stated that al-Qaeda's motives for their attacks included: Western support for attacking Muslims in Somalia, supporting Russian atrocities against Muslims in Chechnya, supporting the Indian oppression against Muslims in Kashmir, the Jewish aggression against Muslims in Lebanon, the presence of US troops in Saudi Arabia, US support of Israel, and sanctions against Iraq.

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