648. 8/15/1993

“In August 1993, while working at the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, the small intelligence shop inside the State Department, [CIA analyst Gina] Bennet had authored a paper that was the first warning of the threat posed by a man named ‘Osama Bin Laden,’ who was ‘enabling hundreds of jihadists and training even more’ in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan, and Yemen.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Peter Bergen, The Longest War, Page 36

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