787. 7/15/1995

“A National Intelligence Estimate distributed in July 1995 predicted future terrorist attacks against the United States–and in the United States. It warned that this danger would increase over the next several years. It specified as particular points of vulnerability the White House, the Capitol, symbols of capitalism such as Wall Street, critical infrastructure such as power grids, areas where people congregate such as sports arenas, and civil aviation generally. It warned that the 1993 World Trade Center bombing had been intended to kill a lot of people, not to achieve any more traditional political goal…This 1995 estimate described the greatest danger as ‘transient groupings of individuals’ that lacked ‘strong organization but rather are loose affiliations.’ They operate ‘outside traditional circles but have access to a worldwide network of training facilities and safehavens.’ “ [The 15th of the month is used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – 9/11 Commission, The 9/11 Commission Report, Page 341

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