“Mr. bin Laden was indignant with corruption in the government and became enraged when [Saudi] King Fahd let American forces, with their rock music and Christian and Jewish troops, wage the Persian Gulf war from Saudi soil in early [January] 1991.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Robert D. McFadden, “Bin Laden’s Journey from Rich, Pious Boy to the Mask of Evil,” The New York Times, Sep. 30, 2001