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11-1997Gen. Schoomaker replaces Gen. Shelton at SOCOM
11-1997Gen. Shelton tasks Gen. Schoomaker to target Al Qaeda
1998Atta meets Al Qaeda recruiter at Al Quds mosque
01-08-1998Indictment of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is unsealed
04-1998Atta and Binalshibh move in with Marwan Al Shehhi
08-07-1998Al Qaeda bombs US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
11-1998Mohamed Atta moves in with Ramzi Binalshibh
1999Saudi Arabia warns the CIA about Mihdhar and Hazmi
1999German investigators monitor calls of Atta roommate
1999Khalid Shaikh Mohammed visits Atta in Hamburg
1999Undercover Able Danger operator joins Al Qaeda online
03-1999German intelligence asks the CIA to track Al Shehhi
04-1999Mihdhar and Hazmi obtain US visas in Saudi Arabia
07-1999Al Shehhi moves back in with Atta and Binalshibh
09-1999Lt. Col. Shaffer joins Captain Phillpott on Able Danger
10-1999Atta attends wedding with known Al Qaeda recruiter
10-23-1999Atta applies for Green Card lottery online
11-1999Able Danger determines JWAC can not meet their needs
11-1999SOCOM decides to partner with LIWA for Able Danger
11-29-1999Atta travels to Afghanistan with fellow hijackers
12-1999NSA intercepts call about planned meeting in Malaysia
12-1999Atta and several others report their passports as stolen
2000Undercover Able Danger operator identifies Atta online
01-2000CIA secretly copies the passport of Khalid Al Mihdhar
01-2000Binalshibh attends Al Qaeda summit in Malaysia
01-05-2000Widely disseminated report tracks Mihdhar to Malaysia
01-15-2000Al Mihdhar and Al Hazmi move together to Los Angeles
01-18-2000Al Shehhi obtains US visa for travel to New York
02-2000Mohamed Atta is identified by name by Able Danger
02-2000SOCOM lawyers raise US person issues with LIWA data
02-25-2000Mohamed Atta returns to Germany from Pakistan
03-2000Armed federal agents confiscate Able Danger materials
03-01-2000Atta begins emailing flight training schools in the US
04-2000SOCOM begins rebuilding Able Danger at Raytheon
05-2000All open source data is deleted by Major Kleinsmith
05-17-2000Atta obtains a US visa using new Egyptian passport
06-2000Atta and Al Shehhi rent an apartment in Brooklyn
08-2000Raytheon receives a full copy of all DIA information
09-2000SOCOM cancels three separate meetings with the FBI
09-2000Able Danger becomes fully operational at Raytheon
09-2000Garland unit also links Mohamed Atta to Al Qaeda
10-10-2000Phillpott warns about Aden at VIP briefing in Garland
10-10-2000Gen. Schoomaker and CENTCOM officer are briefed
10-12-2000Bombing of the USS Cole in Aden Harbor
10-12-2000NSA reports on intercept indicating a threat in Yemen
10-27-2000Gen. Schoomaker retires as SOCOM Commander
11-2000All but one percent of Garland data is purged
12-2000Gen. Holland orders SOCOM staff to return to Tampa
2001FBI undercover operative meets Atta at Miami mosque
2001FBI directs operative not to focus on Mohamed Atta
01-2001Request for full update of DIA information is denied
02-2001Major Gen. Isler ends DIA support for Able Danger
04-2001Gen. Holland establishes SOJIC effort in Tampa
05-2001Shaffer tries and fails to continue Able Danger effort
09-11-2001September Eleventh

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