1,590. 12/12/1999

Militant Islamist Abu Musa al-Zarqawi and his Herat group’s “sleeper cells inside Jordan collected an arsenal of weapons and explosives for simultaneous attacks on a large number of targets on the eve of the millennium. …The GID [General Intelligence Department] uncovered the plot and found the cache of arms before it could be used on December 12 [1999].”

 – Bruce Riedel, The Search for Al Qaeda, Page 96

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