1,385. 11/15/1998

In November 1998, “the Lebanese newspaper Al-Watan Al-Arabi reported that Chechens and the Russian mafia had sold nuclear weapons to al Qaeda. According to these accounts, for a price of $30 million in cash plus $70 million in heroin, al Qaeda had acquired more than twenty warheads, which it was storing at a secret base in Afghanistan.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Brian Michael Jenkins, Will Terrorists Go Nuclear?, Page 258

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