2,991. 10/25/2001

“In late October [2001] Saddam published a rambling ‘open letter’ to the American people in which he condemned the military action the United States had taken in Afghanistan to defeat the Taliban. He also claimed that U.S. foreign policy was being driven by ‘Zionism’ and hinted that the U.S. mainland could be subjected to further terrorist attacks.” [The 25th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Con Coughlin, Saddam: His Rise and Fall, Page xxxi

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