2,064. 6/15/2001

In a tape released in June 2001, “Mr. bin Laden seemed to gloat as he spoke in Arabic of future attacks on American targets that he said would dwarf those he has directed in the past. ‘With small capabilities, and with our faith, we can defeat the greatest military power of modern times,’ he said at one point. ‘America is much weaker than it appears.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – John F. Burns, “America the Vulnerable Meets a Ruthless Enemy,” The New York Times, Sep. 12, 2001

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