“On an October [8] 2002 tape, a voice thought to be [al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman] al-Zawahiri’s said, ‘America and its deputies should know that their crimes will not go unpunished. … The settlement of this overburdened account will indeed be heavy. We will also aim to continue, by permission of Allah, the destruction of the American economy.’ ”

 – “Al-Zawahiri has a long history with Osama bin Laden, terror,” CNN.com, June 16, 2011