Pre-9/11 Flashback: How Bill Clinton Missed Bin-Laden
Osama Bin-Laden declared war on the U.S. from a remote province in Afghanistan on August 23, 1996.
Nobody much cared what Bin-Laden had to say, until two years later when simultaneous explosions hit the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania on August 7, 1998.
The bombings killed 224 people, including 12 American citizens. Days after the bombing, “there was a high degree of confidence” Bin-Laden’s al-Qaida was responsible for the attacks, according to Steve Coll’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Ghost War’s,” a exploration of U.S. policy leading up to 9/11. – READ MORE