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Aged not well { February 1 2002 }

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Peter Bergen: Bin Laden has aged 'enormously'

February 1, 2002 Posted: 1:24 PM EST (1824 GMT)

(CNN) -- On Thursday night, CNN aired
parts of an interview with Osama bin
Laden that the Arabic-language
television network Al-Jazeera recorded
in late October.

BERGEN: He's actually quite similar. I mean, in terms of his demeanor and his
voice -- these kinds of things are quite similar. The big difference is that he's aged
enormously between '97 and October of last year.

This is a man who was clearly not well. I mean, as you see from these pictures
here, he's really, by December he's looking pretty terrible. But by December, of
course, that tape that was aired then, he's barely moving the left side of his body.
So he's clearly got diabetes. He has low blood pressure. He's got a wound in his
foot. He's apparently got dialysis ... for kidney problems.

I mean, this is a man who has a number of health problems, apart from the fact
that anybody running around the Afghan mountains is not going to be in great

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