2,069. 6/15/2001

” ‘Sunni extremists associated with al Qaeda are most likely to attempt spectacular attacks resulting in numerous casualties,’ warned a classified threat advisory issued in June [2001] by the Intelligence Community Counterterrorism Board. It mentioned Italy, Israel, and the Arabian peninsula as the most likely targets.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Steve Coll, Ghost Wars, Page 567

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