From an interview with Saudi dissident Saad al-Fagih in September 1998: “The profound impact of [Egyptian Islamic Jihad leader Ayman] al-Zawahiri on bin Laden’s thinking has become increasingly clear, and some have suggested that this little-known physician is more important to al-Qaeda than bin Laden himself.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Peter Bergen, Holy War, Inc., Page 206