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U.S. Finally Shares Evidence
<a href="http://www.cnn.com">CNN</a> reports that the U.S. has <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/10/02/inv.nato.if/index.html">shared its evidence</a> of links to Al Qaeda and Bin Laden to the September 11 attack. <span class="quote"><q>A senior Bush administration source said the United States provided phone records and bank records involving al Qaeda members. This source said the records also spelled out a bin Laden link between the September 11 attacks and last year's attack on the USS Cole at the port of Aden, Yemen, as well as the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.</q></span> Upon reviewing this evidence, Secretary-General George Robertson said: <span class="quote"><q>It is clear that all roads lead to al Qaeda and pinpoint Osama bin Laden as having been involved in it.</q></span> All indications are that this simply indicates support from NATO, but not full involvement from more than a small number of member nations. The U.S. is calling all of the shots: <span class="quote"><q>This is going to be a United States-led operation with the practical involvement of a few NATO partners --- certainly Britain, perhaps France, and possibly something from one or two other countries</q></span>