Lets get out
They never did us, or anyone else, any harm. We have yeilded to the bleeding hearts and the cancer has grown.
Munich Olympic Massacre, September 5, 1972,
Ambassador to Sudan Assassinated, March 2, 1973,Entebbe Hostage Crisis, June 27, 1976,
Members of the Baader-Meinhof Group and the Popular Front for the
Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) seized an Air France airliner and
its 258 passengers.
Iran Hostage Crisis, November 4, 1979:
Grand Mosque Seizure, November 20, 1979:
200 Islamic terrorists seized the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Assassination of Egyptian President, October 6, 1981:
Bombing of U.S. Embassy in Beirut, April 18, 1983:
Sixty-three people, including the CIA's Middle East director, were killed,
and 120 were injured in a 400-pound suicide truck-bomb attack on the U.S.
Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Bombing of Marine Barracks, Beirut, October 23, 1983:
Simultaneous suicide truck-bomb attacks were made on American and
French compounds in Beirut, Lebanon. A 12,000-pound bomb destroyed
the U.S. compound, killing 242 Americans, while 58 French troops
were killed when a 400-pound device destroyed a French base.
Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Kidnapping of Embassy Official, March 16, 1984:
The Islamic Jihad kidnapped and later murdered Political Officer William
Buckley in Beirut, Lebanon. Other U.S. citizens not connected to the U.S.
Government were seized over a succeeding 2-year period.
Hizballah Restaurant Bombing, April 12, 1984:
Eighteen U.S. servicemen were killed, and 83 people were injured in a bomb
attack on a restaurant near a U.S. Air Force Base in Torrejon, Spain.
Responsibility was claimed by Hizballah.
TWA Hijacking, June 14, 1985:
A Trans-World Airlines flight was hijacked en route to Rome from Athens by
two Lebanese Hizballah terrorists and forced to fly to Beirut. The eight
crew members and 145 passengers were held for 17 days, during which one
American hostage, a U.S. Navy sailor, was murdered. After being flown twice
to Algiers, the aircraft was returned to Beirut after Israel released 435
Lebanese and Palestinian prisoners.
Soviet Diplomats Kidnapped, September 30, 1985:
In Beirut, Lebanon, Sunni terrorists kidnapped four Soviet diplomats. One
was killed, but three were later released.
Achille Lauro Hijacking, October 7, 1985:
Four Palestinian Liberation Front terrorists seized the Italian cruise liner
in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, taking more than 700 hostages. One U.S.
passenger was murdered before the Egyptian Government offered the terrorists
safe haven in return for the hostages' freedom.
Egyptian Airliner Hijacking, November 23, 1985:
An EgyptAir airplane bound from Athens to Malta and carrying several U.S.
citizens was hijacked by the Abu Nidal Group.
Aircraft Bombing in Greece, March 30, 1986:
A Palestinian splinter group detonated a bomb as TWA Flight 840 approached
Athens Airport, killing four U.S. citizens.
Berlin Discoteque Bombing, April 5, 1986:
Two U.S. soldiers were killed, and 79 American servicemen were injured in a
Libyan bomb attack on a nightclub in West Berlin, West Germany. In retaliation,
U.S. military jets bombed targets in and around Tripoli and Benghazi.
Kidnapping of William Higgins, February 17, 1988:
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. W. Higgins was kidnapped and murdered by the
Iranian-backed Hizballah group while serving with the United Nations
Truce Supervisory Organization (UNTSO) in southern Lebanon.
Naples USO Attack, April 14, 1988:
The Organization of Jihad Brigades exploded a car bomb outside a USO Club
in Naples, Italy, killing one U.S. sailor.
Pan Am 103 Bombing, December 21, 1988:
Pan American Airlines Flight 103 was blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland,
by a bomb believed to have been
placed on the aircraft in Frankfurt, West Germany, by Libyan terrorists.
All 259 people on board were killed.
Attempted Iraqi Attacks on U.S. Posts, January 18-19, 1991:
Iraqi agents planted bombs at the U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia's home residence and at the USIS library in Manila.
Bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Argentina, March 17, 1992:
Hizballah claimed responsibility for a blast that leveled the Israeli Embassy
in Buenos Aires, Argentina, causing the deaths of 29 and wounding 242.
World Trade Center Bombing, February 26, 1993:
The World Trade Center in New York City was badly damaged when a car bomb planted by Islamic terrorists explodes in an underground garage. The bomb left six people dead and 1,000 injured. The men carrying out the attack were followers of Umar Abdal-Rahman, an Egyptian cleric who preached in the New York City area.
Attempted Assassination of President Bush by Iraqi Agents, April 14, 1993:
The Iraqi intelligence service attempted to assassinate former U.S.
President George Bush during a visit to Kuwait. In retaliation, the U.S.
launched a cruise missile attack 2 months later on the Iraqi capital
Air France Hijacking, December 24, 1994:
Members of the Armed Islamic Group seized an Air France Flight to Algeria.
The four terrorists were killed during a rescue effort.
Jerusalem Bus Attack, August 21, 1995:
Hamas claimed responsibility for the detonation of a bomb that killed six and injured
over 100 persons, including several U.S. citizens.
Saudi Military Installation Attack, November 13, 1995:
The Islamic Movement of Change planted a bomb in a Riyadh military compound that killed one U.S. citizen, several foreign national employees of the U.S. Government, and more than 40 others.
Egyptian Embassy Attack, November 19, 1995:
A suicide bomber drove a vehicle into the Egyptian Embassy compound in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing at least 16 and injuring 60 persons. Three militant Islamic groups claimed responsibility.
Hamas Bus Attack, February 26, 1996:
In Jerusalem, a suicide bomber blew up a bus, killing 26 persons, including three U.S. citizens, and injuring some 80 persons, including three other US citizens.
Dizengoff Center Bombing, March 4, 1996:
Hamas and the Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ) both claimed responsibility for a bombing outside of Tel Aviv's largest shopping mall that killed 20 persons and injured 75 others,including two U.S. citizens.
West Bank Attack, May 13, 1996:
Arab gunmen opened fire on a bus and a group of Yeshiva students near the Bet El settlement, killing a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen and wounding three Israelis. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, but Hamas was suspected.
Zekharya Attack, June 9, 1996:
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a car near Zekharya, killing a dual U.S./Israeli citizen
and an Israeli. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) is suspected.
Khobar Towers Bombing, June 25, 1996:
A fuel truck carrying a bomb exploded outside the U.S. military's Khobar Towers housing facility in Dhahran, killing 19 U.S. military personnel and wounding 515 persons, including 240 U.S. personnel. Several groups claimed responsibility for the attack.
Bombing of Archbishop of Oran, August 1, 1996:
A bomb exploded at the home of the French Archbishop of Oran, killing him and his chauffeur. The attack occurred after the Archbishop's meeting with the French Foreign Minister.The Algerian Armed Islamic Group (GIA) is suspected.
Sudanese Rebel Kidnapping, August 17, 1996:
Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) rebels kidnapped six missionaries in Mapourdit, including a U.S. citizen, an Italian, three Australians, and a Sudanese. The SPLA released the hostages 11 days later.
PUK Kidnapping, September 13, 1996:
In Iraq, Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) militants kidnapped four French workers for Pharmaciens Sans Frontieres, a Canadian United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) official, and two Iraqis.
Red Cross Worker Kidnappings, November 1, 1996:
In Sudan, a breakaway group from the Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA) kidnapped three International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) workers, including a U.S. citizen, an Australian, and a Kenyan. On December 9, the rebels released the hostages in exchange for ICRC supplies and a health survey for their camp.