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NEW YORK (CBS) — CBS News has learned that memos recovered from bin Laden’s lair show the al Qaeda leader was thinking big. The memos reference potential attacks against major American cities – New York, Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Sources say the writings suggest striking on important specific dates like July Fourth, September 11th and New Year’s.

Click here for CBS News’ full report.

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