Prime Suspect

Bin Laden May Be Behind Europe Plot

On the heels of multiple terrorist threats against the city of Paris, as well as the release of a new tape allegedly featuring the voice of Osama bin Laden, comes news that U.S. counterterrorism officials believe bin Laden and other senior al Qaeda leaders are involved in an elaborate terror plot against European cities. The terrorist group is believed to be planning a coordinated series of shooting sprees or attacks in Britain, France, and Germany, although additional details of the plan are not yet clear, said several officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. Bin Laden and several of his top lieutenants are currently believed to be hiding out in Pakistan.