Bin Laden Knew of Europe Terror Plot

Evidence gleaned from Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan hideout showed the slain terror leader had been kept abreast about terror plots in Europe last year, The Associated Press reported. Two U.S. officials told the AP bin Laden had advised militants about an attack in an unspecified mainland European country just before Christmas. But European security officials said they had not seen evidence bin Laden’s was involved in the plot's planning stages. Separately, U.S. officials said bin Laden had encouraged multiple attacks on Danish targets because of negative references to the Muslim prophet Mohammed in local media.

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