173. 9/15/1984

In September 1984, “Osama bin Laden and [his mentor] Abdullah Azzam launch the Services Office in Peshawar, Pakistan, to support Arabs seeking to join the jihad against Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Roy Gutman, How We Missed the Story, Page 263

Categorised in:

Comments are closed here.