Levin: Bin Laden's History Justifies Action Regardless of Role in Tuesday's Attacks

By Adam J. Hebert / September 12, 2001 at 5:00 AM
A day after the deadliest terror attacks ever directed against U.S. citizens, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) said indicted international terrorist Osama bin Laden's past actions justify military action against him, perhaps even before the investigation into the Tuesday attacks against the Pentagon and the World Trade Center are complete. "There are signs the investigation is making progress," said Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. But given bin Laden's track record, decisive action to protect American interests need...

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