“One day before the Sept. 11 attacks [September 10, 2001], senior Bush administration officials agreed that the United States would try to overthrow Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers if a final diplomatic push to expel Osama bin Laden from the country failed, a federal panel reported Tuesday [March 23, 2004].”

 – Hope Yen, “Panel: U.S. Had Plan to Overthrow Taliban,” Associated Press, March 23, 2004