2,189. 7/15/2001

In the midst of the spike of terrorist threats in July 2001, “Steve Cambone, the undersecretary of defense for intelligence, asked [CIA Director George] Tenet if he had ‘considered the possibility that al-Qa’ida’s threats were just a grand deception, a clever ploy to tie up our resources and expend our energies on a phantom enemy that lacked both the power and the will to carry the battle to us.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Matthew M. Aid, The Secret Sentry, Page 215

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