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The U.S. released a trove of documents seized when special forces stormed Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan in 2011 that include references to unfulfilled plots such as an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.

Among the documents captured at the hideout in Abbottabad, where the terrorist behind the Sept. 11 attacks was killed, are appraisals of extremist efforts in Pakistan and Afghanistan, an eclectic list of books owned by the al-Qaida leader and an application form to join his group.

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