1,495. 2/15/1999

“In February 1999 the CIA claimed that through monitoring Bin Laden’s communication network by satellite, they had prevented his supporters from carrying out seven bomb attacks against US overseas facilities in Saudi Arabia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uganda, Uruguay and the Ivory Coast–emphasizing the reach of the Afghan veterans.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Ahmed Rashid, Taliban, Page 137

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