Al Qaeda head &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2002/07/18/32748.html' target=_blank>Osama bin Laden has recently asked Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to consider directing his murderous talents at the U.S. homeland, a U.S. counterterrorism official claims.
"There has been communication between bin Laden and Zarqawi with bin Laden suggesting to Zarqawi the U.S. homeland as a target," the official told Reuters on Monday. He spoke on condition of anonymity. However, there was no specific threat uttered.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war