1,550. 9/15/1999

In September 1999, a report prepared by the Library of Congress for the National Intelligence Council said: “Osama bin Laden’s terrorists could hijack an airliner and fly it into government buildings like the Pentagon. ‘Suicide bomber(s) belonging to al-Qaida’s Martyrdom Battalion could crash-land an aircraft packed with high explosives (C-4 and semtex) into the Pentagon, the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), or the White House…’ ” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – John Solomon, “Attack Foreseen in 1999,” Associated Press, May 18, 2002

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