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Bin Laden journal reveals future planning, possible targets

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A personal journal taken from Osama bin Laden’s compound contains handwritten notes that are believed to be the terror chieftain’s thoughts about future operations and possible targets, along with “musings on al-Qaida,” a U.S. official said on Wednesday.

The official, part of a U.S. national security team reviewing the huge trove of material taken from the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan during the May 1 mission that killed bin Laden, spoke to National Journal about the document on condition of anonymity. The official cautioned that while U.S. authorities have not yet confirmed it was bin Laden’s diary, “the assumption is that it was.”

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