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"We do not see al Qaeda cells here in the United States, but we do believe the organization has the capability to intensify its efforts to try and do that," he said.
Edward Gistaro, the national intelligence officer for transnational threats and chief drafter of the NIE, said al Qaeda's efforts to recruit, train and deploy operatives in the United States is a "disturbing trend."