Natl. Intel Director Worried About Terror Sleeper Cells in U.S.

The nation's top intelligence official yesterday went further than ever before in outlining what he described as a heightened threat of an al Qaeda attack on American soil. "Their attempt is to cause mass casualties," said Adm. Michael McConnell, director of national intelligence, on NBC's "Meet the Press" program. "Second [priority] is political and possibly economic disruption." Just days ago, a new National Intelligence Estimate found al Qaeda has strengthened its ability to attack the...Full Story
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