2,852. 10/1/2001

“Asked if the United States would soon turn its attention to nations other than Afghanistan that support terrorism, like Iraq, [Secretary of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld replied, ‘I think we’re already turning our attention to other states.’ He added, ‘If Al Qaeda is in 50 or 60 countries, which we know, then clearly this is not a one-country problem.’ ”

 – James Dao, “Defense Secretary Warns of Unconventional Attacks,” The New York Times, Oct. 1, 2001

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