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Osama bin Laden's network of influence reaches across five continents, creating a complex tangle of men, money and murder

ACTIVITIES WITH POSSIBLE ISLAMIC TERRORIST LINKS:

ARRESTS/DETENTIONS TERRORIST ATTACK FOILED TERRORIST ATTACK FINANCIAL BACKING

UNITED STATES

[ARRESTS/DETENTIONS] Of a total 1,147 arests, fewer than 10 may be of people with information about the hijackers or the Sept. 11 attacks

[TERRORIST ATTACK] World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001; Pentagon and Pennsylvania in 2001

[FOILED TERRORIST ATTACK] Plans to blow up various bridges and tunnels around New York City and L.A. airport on New Year's Eve 2000

CANADA

[ARRESTS/DETENTIONS] As many as 20 people have been taken into custody in possible connection with the Sept. 11 attacks, and one faces extradition to...

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