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Bush Details Failed 2002 Al Qaeda Attack

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Bush Details Failed 2002 Al Qaeda Attack

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Bush Details Failed 2002 Al Qaeda Attack

Bush Details Failed 2002 Al Qaeda Attack

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President George Bush pauses while delivering on the war on terror in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9. Mark Wilson/Reuters hide caption

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President George Bush pauses while delivering on the war on terror in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9.

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President Bush on Thursday revealed what he said were new details of a failed al Qaeda plot in 2002 to crash a plane into the tallest building on the West Coast. The president also said that international cooperation has significantly weakened the al Qaeda terrorist network since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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