811. 10/15/1995

“The FBI had not even opened a file on bin Laden until October 1995…” At the same time, “the CIA had forty thick file folders on bin Laden. Although much of it was raw, and often not reliable, intelligence, it was an indicator to the FBI agents of how far behind the Bureau was in focusing on bin Laden and also illustrated once again how little information the CIA had shared.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Gerald Posner, Why America Slept, Pages 114-115

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