2,666. 9/16/2001

“Steven Emerson, a terrorism expert who has called for a crackdown on terrorist networks in this country, said that none of the names [of the 9/11 hijackers] had come up in his extensive research on many of the 5,000 militants who have received training in Mr. bin Laden’s camps. ‘That is not surprising,’ Mr. Emerson said. ‘These people are the cannon fodder.’ ”

 – Judith Miller, Benjamin Weiser, and Ralph Blumenthal, “Mass-destruction Weapons Feared in One-two Punch,” The New York Times, Sep. 16, 2001

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