F.B.I. Killed Plot in Talking Stage, a Top Aide Says - New York Times: "Mr. Gonzales said, homegrown terrorists 'may prove to be as dangerous as groups like Al Qaeda.'
News of the arrests touched off widespread television coverage of the plot against the Sears Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world. But details of the indictment disclosed Friday at news conferences in Washington and Miami presented a less alarming picture. The indictment made clear that a pivotal role was played by an unidentified undercover F.B.I. informer who posed as a Qaeda member and met repeatedly with the reported ringleader of the group, Narseal Batiste."