Osama bin Laden crawled out from that hard-to-find rock he's been hiding under today to directly provoke President-elect Obama and urge his followers to continue their attacks on Israel.
In a direct challenge to President-elect Barack Obama, Osama bin Laden questions whether America "is capable to keep fighting us for more years" in a new audio message attributed to him Wednesday morning on an internet website.
A senior U.S. official told ABCNews.com, "There is no reason to doubt the authenticity of the tape."
It is the first time bin Laden has been heard from in seven months and puts to rest speculation he is dead. The al Qaeda leader's last audio message was posted on May 18, 2008.