On 2/5/1998, “Testifying before Congress, Dale Watson, the FBI’s assistant director for counterterrorism says, ‘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, Triple Cross, (Timeline) Page 25