4,755. 3/15/2003

“In March 2003, the government raised the national alert level to orange for the third time. Authorities feared that the imminent American invasion of Iraq would provoke attacks by ‘allied or sympathetic terrorist organizations, most notably the al Qaeda network.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Brian Michael Jenkins, Will Terrorists Go Nuclear?, Page 205

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