2,934. 10/14/2001

“Perhaps most important to bin Laden’s growth and development as a major threat was his decision to act as a franchiser of terrorism, providing crucial financial and logistical assistance to locally sponsored plots brought to his organization by Islamic extremists. This new approach gave his group a much broader range of possible targets.”

 – James Risen and Stephen Engelberg, “Signs of Change In Terror Goals Went Unheeded,” The New York Times, Oct. 14, 2001

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