1,529. 6/15/1999

“In June [1999], the State Department temporarily closed six American embassies in Africa after intercepted calls coming in and out of [al Qaeda operative Ahmed Mohammed Ali] al-Hada’s house revealed that al Qaeda operatives were in the final stages of preparing an attack on an unidentified American embassy in Africa.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Matthew M. Aid, The Secret Sentry, Page 210

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