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LAX Millennium Plot

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Target(s)Los Angeles International Airport
Plot Started 1998
Plot Ended Dec. 14, 1999
ConnectedAhmed Ressam, Abdelghani Meskini
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.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 6.1.
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