The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Al Qaeda Suspected of Targeting Vatican

    Not even the Pope is safe. Italian officials kicked off a major anti-terror investigation, they announced Friday, after wiretaps discovered members of a terror cell plotting potential attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Italy — and the Vatican. This cell had direct contact with Osama bin Laden before his 2011 death, authorities say, and they’re suspected of moving serious cash around the world. Like a Hydra, even with the head cut off, the terror cells keep coming.


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