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Jordan Millennium Plot

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting

Event Details
Primary OrganizationJordan Millennium Bombing Cell
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Method(s)Bombs
Possible Target(s)Amman SAS Radisson, Jordan-Israel border crossings, holy sites
Center of GravityJordan
Plot Started Late 1998
Plot Ended Nov. 30, 1999
ConnectedAbu Zubaydah (Organizer) 1, Khadr Abu Hoshar (Operational Commander) 1
Narrative and Notes
PossibleThe plot is believed to be loosely connected to al-Qaida, to have been carried out by people trained in its camps but not directed by bin Laden himself.
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 6.1.
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