On August 6, 1998, the day before the bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa, “the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, [FBI operative] Ali Mohamed’s old group, warned that they would soon deliver ‘a message to the U.S. which we hope they read with care, because we will write it, with God’s help, in a language they will understand.’ ”

 – Peter Lance, Triple Cross, Page 292