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Zurich Film Festival Offers Award to Osama bin Laden

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In a move that seems guaranteed to stir controversy, the Zurich Film Festival today offered an honorary lifetime achievement award to international terrorist Osama bin Laden.

In a statement released by the film festival, organizers said that they were recognizing Mr. bin Laden for his "body of work," referring to the chilling terror tapes that the al-Qaeda kingpin has released over the past ten years.

A source close to Mr. bin Laden said that he was "seriously considering" leaving his secret hideaway to accept the award in Zurich.

"What could possible go wrong?" Mr. bin Laden reportedly said. More here.