Terror Probe: Is al-Qaeda's Man Playing Games?

Abu Zubaydah, the strategist for al-Qaeda nabbed in Pakistan last month, may be taunting the American military and intelligence personnel who visit his hospital bed at a secret facility overseas. He told them Osama bin Laden's terror cells are targeting U.S. banks on the Eastern seaboard, but the Americans wonder if it's for real. "If he could screw with our heads," says a U.S. official, "he probably would." When the interrogators' report reached Washington last Wednesday, it triggered a series of White House meetings and secure teleconferences among top Bush Administration officials. There was plenty of skepticism. And no one wanted...

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