In a completely un-scientific but nonetheless interesting poll, 41,260 viewers of Al-Jazeera replied to five questions on-line between September 7 and 10. The second of them asks "Do you support Osama bin Laden" and the answer is as close to a statistical dead-heat as one could ask, with 20,601 saying yes and 20,659 saying no.
Comment: It would seem that Arabic-speakers are increasingly anti-Western, just as Westerners are increasingly hostile to Islam.
هل تؤيد أسامة بن لادن؟
(September 11, 2006)