1,390. 12/1/1998

“On December 1 [1998], an intelligence community assessment of bin Laden [UBL] warned, ‘UBL is actively planning against U.S. targets…Multiple reports indicate UBL is keenly interested in striking the U.S. on its own soil…Al Qaeda is recruiting operatives for attacks in the U.S. but has not yet identified potential targets.’ ”

 – James Bamford, A Pretext for War, Page 211

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