FBI Slow To Recognize Terrorist Threat: New Report

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http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBI_SLEEPER_CELLS?SITE=MABOC&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT Agents in charge of FBI offices across the country were instructed early in 2000 to scour their communities for al-Qaida operatives but they made only spotty progress before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, say officials familiar with a congressional report on terrorism intelligence failures. The FBI's top terrorism official, Dale Watson, and the White House's anti-terrorism czar, Richard Clarke, told a meeting of FBI . . .

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