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U.S.: Iraq May Have Helped '93 WTC Bomber

U.S. teams in Iraq have uncovered some signs that a participant in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center may have received help from the government of Saddam Hussein after the bombing, Bush administration officials say. Vice President Dick Cheney first asserted that one of the bombers — a U.S. citizen and one of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists — received help from Iraq, although he offered little detail. Another U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said while some evidence has been uncovered, it was too soon to reach any conclusions. Cheney, speaking Sept. 14 on NBC-TV’s “Meet the Press” program, did not mention the suspect by name. Other officials have confirmed he was speaking of Abdul Rahman Yasin, who is accused of mixing the chemicals in the bomb used in the 1993 attack. Full Story

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