"Almost half of all Saudis said in a poll conducted last year that they have a favorable view of Osama bin Laden's sermons and rhetoric, but fewer than 5 percent thought it was a good idea for bin Laden to rule the Arabian Peninsula."You can't have a rebellion that openly attacks security forces without some wide-spread public suppport. Or at least not in a sustained manner.
Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Suadi's Say of Bin Laden, "Good Reason, Bad Action"
CNN.com - Poll of Saudis shows wide support for bin Laden'sviews - Jun 8, 2004