Terrorism: U.S. And Russia Team Up To Hunt Down Bin Laden

The FBI, CIA and Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), formerly the KGB, have joined forces to try to corral terrorist OSAMA BIN LADEN. FSB Chief NIKOLAI PATRUSHEV has offered to mine his agency's sources inside Afghanistan for information. "The Russians have unmatched capabilities there as far as human intelligence goes," says a terrorism specialist. U.S. officials hope to use the pooled data to track and extradite bin Laden lieutenants who venture abroad. But the fledgling U.S.-Russian partnership is fragile, since cold war suspicions die hard. Washington balks at Moscow's efforts to blame bin Laden for the Chechnya uprising. And, says a...

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