2,102. 6/25/2001

“On June 25 [2001], [counterterrorism czar Richard] Clarke cited six separate reports of al-Qaeda plotting; three days later he added that terrorist activity ‘had reached a crescendo.’ At the same time the CIA was instructing all station chiefs to warn host governments around the world and to seek their help in disrupting terrorist cells.”

 – Thomas Powers, The Military Error, Page 32

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