“In June [1998], in Kandahar [Afghanistan], bin Laden and [Egyptian Islamic Jihad leader Ayman al] Zawahiri hosted an international conference of Islamic radicals, in which they announced the formation of an Islamic Front to ‘fight the Americans and the Israelis.’ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Gerald Posner, Why America Slept, Page 149