Tuesday, May 3, 2011

U.S. is considered certain that Al Qaeda will try to avenge the death of Bin Laden

Washington. .- The death of Bin Laden is certainly a decisive step towards the end of Al Qaeda, however, does not mean an end. The terrorist network could avenge the death of their leader, so the international community has called for extreme caution and safety measures. Security forces and intelligence services of the United States have intensified their vigilance against possible terrorist retaliation to the death of Osama Bin Laden, said today the CIA director, Leon Panetta.

In fact, the Pakistani Taliban have warned there will be consequences. "While Bin Laden is dead, Al Qaeda is not," said Panetta, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, in a message distributed to officials of that agency. "Almost certainly the terrorists will try to avenge him and we have to stay and remain vigilant and steadfast," said the head of the CIA, who said the United States "has dealt a blow to the enemy." "The only leader they have known and whose hateful vision conceived their atrocities has disappeared.

The supposedly" untouchable "was captured and killed," he continued, adding that "we will not rest until every one of them be brought to justice" . In Washington, the Metro and bus network increased their surveillance and police spokesman underground train system, Lisa Farbstein, told local radio that it is likely that users will see more uniformed officers in the carriage.

Shortly after President Barack Obama announced that he had killed Bin Laden in an operation in Pakistan, the State Department alerted all U.S. embassies and consular offices of the possibility of violence against buildings or facilities representing Washington. It also warned U.S. citizens traveling abroad on "a higher potential for violence." Spain does not raise the alert but does not rule out additional measures Spanish Interior Ministry has decided not to change the terror alert level since and remains high, at Level 2-High, and was lifted last October.

The Spanish government has held that it should further raise the alert level but does not rule out further action concrete measures would be announced after the meeting on Tuesday the interior minister, the Prime Minister and Foreign and Defence Ministers . The international community, warning and caution satisfaction are present in the reactions of individuals and international agencies following the announcement of the death of Osama Bin Laden.

Interpol warned the international community need to be "fully alert" against the possibility that Al Qaeda retaliates to demonstrate that the organization still exists despite the death of their leader. As "a great step forward in combating terrorism" considered the British Prime Minister David Cameron, the death of Bin Laden.

Cameron stressed however that the death of Bin Laden "does not mark the end of the threat we face of radical terrorism and stressed the importance of keeping" vigilance "against the risk of retaliation in the coming days and weeks. For French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the death of Bin Laden is a "historic defeat of the scourge of terrorism" but said that is not the end of Al Qaeda and that the fight against this organization, "must continue without rest." The Russian government stated that it shared "This extraordinary event for the entire anti-terrorist coalition", according to the ministry said in a statement, will have a lasting practical significance from the point of view of the beheading of a criminal organization (Al Qaeda).

" The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has said that the killing of Bin Laden is a "significant success" for the security of allies and nations that have joined them in their fight against terrorism and has left clear that the organization will continue to defend the values of freedom, democracy and humanity that Osama Bin Laden wanted to beat.

" The Vatican held that Bin Laden has been "a great responsibility in spreading division and hatred between peoples, killing countless people, and the instrumentalization of religion for this purpose." The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi expressed "satisfaction" with the terrorist's death he called a "great result in the fight against evil", but added that "we must not let our guard down." German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was "relieved" at news of the death of the leader of Al Qaeda, although he warned that the West must not let up in the fight against terrorism.

President of Turkey, the moderate Islamist Abdullah Gul, said today he was "very pleased" that the leader of Al Qaeda has been killed in a U.S. attack with support from Pakistan. The European Union (EU) declared today the death of Osama Bin Laden as a "great achievement" in the fight against terrorism and said his disposal "makes the world a safer place." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of Israel, Shimon Peres, welcomed the death of Bin Laden, mastermind of the attacks of September 11, 2001.

"It's a resounding victory for justice, freedom and the values shared by all democratic nations to fight shoulder to shoulder with determination against terrorism," according to a statement from Israeli Prime Minister's Office. Ghassan al-Khatib, spokesman for Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), Salam Fayad, today described as "event for peace" the disappearance of the brain of 11-S attacks.

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