Sunday, September 9, 2007

New York: CIA director Michael Hayden warned on Saturday that al Qaeda was plotting fresh attacks on the United States aimed at sowing death and destruction on a massive scale.

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His comments came just days ahead of the sixth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks and as the US government said it was analysing a copy of the latest video message said to have been made by elusive al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

September 7, 2007 —
The United States government's
national threat level is Elevated,
or Yellow.

"Our analysts assess with high confidence that al Qaeda's central leadership is planning high impact plots against the American homeland," Hayden told the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.


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