1,682. 4/6/2000

“When FBI Director Louis Freeh met [Pakistani leader Pervez] Musharraf in Lahore on April 6 [2000] and pleaded for help on bin Laden, he found the general ‘polite but unhelpful.’ Musharraf explained that he had ‘personal assurances from [Taliban leader] Mullah [Mohammad] Omar’ that bin Laden was innocent of terrorism.”

 – Steve Coll, Ghost Wars, Page 515

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