Following the attack on the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen, on October 12, 2000, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) specialist Kie “Fallis was disgusted. For the past year he had been tracking the al Qaeda terrorist network and found that the group was intimately linked to the government of Iran. …Fallis was angry that his repeated warnings to his DIA supervisors that a terrorist attack was imminent in Turkey or the Persian Gulf had been dismissed. Fallis quit in protest that day.”

 – Bill Gertz, Breakdown, Pages 41-42