“In an interview…[in May 1997] with John Miller of ABC News, he [Osama bin Laden] complained that ‘the truth is that the whole Muslim world is the victim of international terrorism, engineered by America at the United Nations. We are a nation whose sacred symbols have been looted and whose wealth and resources have been plundered.’ ” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon, The Age of Sacred Terror, Page 147