Military Osama bin Laden papers cast his successor as a pompous know-it-all

US military officials released the seized documents this week in a clear attempt to sow discord among Al Qaeda leaders. Ayman al-Zawahiri is the current Al Qaeda honcho.


Everyone’s an editor, even Al Qaeda terrorists. That’s clear in the trove of documents seized last year from Osama bin Laden’s secret compound in Pakistan and released this week by the US Military Academy at West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center.