“On June 2 [1998], General Hugh Shelton, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had directed General [Anthony] Zinni at Central Command to develop a plan, which he had submitted during the first week of July…They proposed firing Tomahawks against eight terrorist camps in Afghanistan, including Bin Ladin’s compound at Tarnak Farms. After the [African] embassy attacks [in August 1998], the Pentagon offered this plan to the White House.”

 – 9/11 Commission, The 9/11 Commission Report, Page 116