1,565. 10/15/1999

German federal prosecutor Kay Nehm said, of the al Qaeda cell stationed in Germany: ” ‘By October 1999 at the latest, the members of the group under [future 9/11 hijacker Mohamed] Atta’s leadership had decided to participate in a jihad through a terrorist attack on America and kill as many people as possible.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – James Bamford, A Pretext for War, Page 172

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