Bin Laden Planned US Attack on 9/11 Anniversary
But planning was in early stages when he was killed
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 14, 2011 3:44 PM CDT
A file photo of Osama bin Laden.   (AP Photo, File)

(Newser) – Osama bin Laden wanted to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks this year in the best way he knew how: with another assault on US soil. Intelligence gathered from the Navy SEALs raid that killed him showed bin Laden was trying to put together a team to carry out an unspecified attack, officials tell the Wall Street Journal. It apparently remained only in the discussion phase, but the CIA is giving the threat high priority.

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pjp1414
Jul 17, 2011 10:46 AM CDT
'an "unspecified" attack on US soil ' - yeah that doesn't sound made up or anything. considering there is no actual proof he was behind 9/11 this sounds like main stream media trying to shape your thoughts. research how there was discussion of an major oil pipeline planning on being put through Afghanistan 3 years before 9/11. i dare ya
tangeri
Jul 15, 2011 11:00 AM CDT
So, if we don't get attacked on 9/11/2011, we can thank Obama?
stevsie
Jul 15, 2011 12:59 AM CDT
I'm not sure wether to blame Hitler or Orwell for this giant propaganda turd of a story... if you really believe (one of the 5 different stories) these liars told us, you deserve the America we've become.