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Al-Qaeda 'Trained 70,000 to 120,000 Terrorists'

A congressional investigation into the September 11 attacks has concluded that between 70,000 and 120,000 terrorists were trained by al-Qaeda and some are still in the United States. “We have to assume that as those people were placed around the world, some were placed inside the United States. Some of them are in the United States today,” Senator Bob Graham said on NBC’s Meet the Press yesterday. After months of investigation and a series of congressional hearings last year, the House and Senate Intelligence panels wrapped up their report on December 20 and released a summary. The full classified report is still under review at the FBI and CIA, which are trying to determine whether any disclosure of information might pose a risk to national security and should remain secret. Senator Graham, a Democratic presidential candidate and the senior Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, has criticised the administration repeatedly for delaying release of the report. Full Story

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