Appearing before Congress on February 5, 1998, the FBI’s assistant director for counterterrorism, Dale Watson said: ” ‘Although we should not allow ourselves to be lulled into a false sense of security…I believe it is important to note that in the five years since the Trade Center bombing, no significant act of foreign-directed terrorism has occurred on American soil.’ ”

 – Peter Lance, 1000 Years For Revenge, Page 370