7,077. 7/15/2007

“By July 2007, the sixteen American intelligence agencies that collectively make up the U.S. intelligence community had all signed off on a National Intelligence Estimate that concluded that al-Qaeda ‘has protected or regenerated key elements of Homeland attack capability, including a safe haven in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), operational lieutenants, and its top leadership.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Peter Bergen, The Longest War, Page 261

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