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Reported attempt to obtain nuclear material at Herat

Part of Al-Qaeda seeks WMD

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationHerat, Herat, Afghanistan
Time Summer 19991
 
 
Narrative and Notes
QuestionableU.S. intelligence had reports in Summer 1999 of attempts to stockpile nuclear material in the Herat area.1
 
 
Sources
1The 9-11 Commission Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 4.
 
 
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