1,727. 9/26/2000

“In early 2000, the United States began a high-level effort to persuade Pakistan to use its influence over the Taliban.” Despite assurances by leader Pervez Musharraf, there didn’t seem to be any progress. “By September [26, 2000], the United States was becoming openly critical of Pakistan for supporting a Taliban military offensive aimed at completing the conquest of Afghanistan.”

 – 9/11 Commission, The 9/11 Commission Report, Page 183

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