Re: Who you gonna blame WHEN another Terrorist Attack WILL occcur after 2008?
- From: "Pat B." <laserman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 24 Aug 2006 10:24:56 -0700
Pat B. wrote:
Insert answer here. (ill start for you) Lets blame bush for the
terrorist attack that will come after he leaves office, because his has
single handedly made the world hate us. Is that OK? Im not too smart
but i guess it is possible that after bush is gone ALL terrorist
attacks world wide will end.
EVEN a harder question...how can we blame BUSH for these???
Three American civilian officials killed when Nazi "Werewolf"
terrorists burn down their house in Passau, Germany.
One US soldier killed when ambushed by terrorists at Fort McKinley,
Two American diplomats murdered by Viet Minh terrorists in Saigon,
A Bomb explodes near US embassy in Bogota, Colombia, during an
Organisation of American States conference.
American CBS correspondent George Polk murdered by three communists in
Salonika, Greece, after he was lured to a meeting on a boat in the
city's harbour. His body was dumped in the sea.
Puerto Rican nationalists attack Blair House in Washington DC, United
States, in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate US president Harry S
Truman. One Secret Service agent and one terrorist were killed.
Five US congressmen wounded when Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire
in the Capitol Building, Washington DC, United States.
Thirty US Marines kidnapped by Communist guerillas on Cuba, near the US
naval base at Guantanamo Bay. All are eventually released unharmed.
First ever United States aircraft hijacked and forced to fly to
Communist Cuba. Puerto Rican-born Abntulio Ramirez Ortiz forced the
National Airlines Corvair 44O to fly to Havana at gun point and was
then given asylum. He was jailed for twenty years when he returned to
Maimi, United States, in 1975.
A Delta Airlines DC8 forced to fly to Havana, Cuba, in the first
successful hijacking of a US commercial airliner since 1961. The
hijacker was granted political asylum.
John Gordon Meir, US ambassador to Guatemala is murdered by a rebel
faction when they force his official car off the road in Guatemala City
and machine gun the vehicle. He is the first ever American ambassador
to be assassinated by terrorists.
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Charles Burke Elbrick was kidnapped by the
Marxist revolutionary group MR-8.
In Montevideo, Uruguay, the Tupamaros terrorist group kidnapped USAID
adviser Dan Mitrione; his body was found on August 10.
US Army headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, attacked by Red Army
Faction car bomb killing one American officer and injuring thirteen
people. Three more US servicemen injured in another Red Army Faction
car bomb attack on the US Army headquarters at Heidleburg, Germany,
later in the month.
U.S. Ambassador to Sudan Cleo A. Noel and other diplomats were
assassinated at the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Khartoum by members of the
Black September organization.
U.S. Consul General in Guadalajara, Terrence Leonhardy, was kidnapped
by members of the People's Revolutionary Armed Forces.
Iranian radicals seize the US Embassy in Tehran, taking sixty-six
American diplomats hostage. The crisis continues until 20 January 1981
when the hostages are released by diplomatic means.
Air Florida flight from Key West to Miami, United States, hijacked by
seven Cubans and flown to Cuba, where they released their hostages and
taken into custody. Six further US airliners were hijacked to Cuba over
the next month. All the passengers were freed without harm. Three
passengers were killed when Cubans hijacked an aircraft in Peru and
demanded to be flown to the United States.
Large bomb explodes in the car park of the USAF base at Ramstein,
Germany, injuring twenty people. The Red Army Faction claims
Red Army Faction terrorists make unsuccessful rocket attacks on the car
of US Army commander in West Germany, General Fred Kroesen.
Three American nuns and one lay missionary were found murdered outside
San Salvador, El Salvador. They were believed to have been assassinated
by a right-wing death squad.
A U.S. citizen was seized by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
(FARC) and held for ransom.
Sixty three people, including the CIA's Middle East Director, are
killed and 120 injured in a 400 lb. suicide truck bomb attack on the US
Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. The driver is killed. Responsibility is
claimed by Islamic Jihad.
A U.S. Navy officer is assassinated by the Farabundo Marti National
Simultaneous suicide truck bombs on American and French compounds in
Beirut, Lebanon. A 12,000 lb bomb destroys a US Marine Corps base
killing two hundred and forty one Americans; another fifty eight
Frenchmen are killed when a 400 lb device destroys one of their bases.
Islamic Jihad claims responsibility.
US Naval officer shot by November 17 terrorist group in Athens, Greece,
when his car stopped at traffic lights.
US Embassy in Kuwait targeted by Iraqi Shia terrorists who attempted to
destroy the building with a truck bomb. The attack was foiled by guards
and the device exploded in the Embassy fore-court killing five people.
US Army Brigadier General James Dozier kidnapped from his home in
Verona, Italy, by Italian Red Brigades terrorists. He was held for
forty five days until Italian special forces rescued him on January 26,
CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, William Buckley, was kidnapped by
the Iranian backed Islamic Jihad. He was tortured and then executed by
Eighteen US servicemen killed and eighty three people injured in bomb
attack on restaurant near USAF base in Torrejon, Spain.
Suicide bomb attack on US Embassy in East Beirut kills twenty three
people and injures twenty one others. The US and British ambassadors
were slightly injured in the explosion which was attributed to the
Iranian backed Hezbollah group
Under the orders of narcotrafficker Rafael Cero Quintero, Drug
Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena Salazar and his pilot
were kidnapped, tortured, and executed.
US journalist Terry Anderson is kidnapped in Beirut, Lebanon, by
Iranian backed Islamic radicals. He is released in December 1991.
US academic, Thomas Sutherland, at the American University, Beirut,
Lebanon kidnapped by Islamic terrorists and held until November 18,
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 diver, was murdered. After
being flown twice to Algiers, the aircraft was returned to Beirut after
Israel released 435 Lebanese and Palestinian prisoners.
Three US servicemen and seventeen injured in Red Army Faction bomb and
gun attack on Rhein-Main airbase, Germany.
US academic at the American University in Beirut, Joseph Cicippio,
seized in Beirut by Iranian backed Islamic terrorists. He is released
on December 1, 1991.
Four Palestinian Liberation Front terrorists seized an 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.
American businessman Edward Tracy kidnapped in Lebanon by Islamic
terrorists and held for almost five years until August 11, 1991.
A Palestinian splinter group detonated a bomb as TWA Flight 840
approached Athens Airport, killing four U.S. citizens.
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.
American citizens Jesse Turner and Alann Steen were seized in Beirut by
Islamic terrorists. Turner was held until October 22, 1991 and Steen is
released on 3 December 3, 1991.
US Navy club in Naples, Italy, bombed by Japanese Red Army killing
Sixteen U.S. servicemen riding in a Greek Air Force bus near Athens
were injured in an apparent bombing attack, carried out by the
revolutionary organization known as 17 November.
US Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel W. Higgens, kidnapped and murdered
by the Iranian backed Hezbollah while serving with the United Nations
Truce Supervisory Organisation in southern Lebanon.
The Organization of Jihad Brigades exploded a car bomb outside a USO
Club in Naples, Italy, killing one U.S. sailor.
US Naval Attache killed in Athens, Greece, by Nov 17th terrorist group.
Pakistan president Zia Al Haq and US ambassador are killed, along with
thirty seven other people, when a bomb explodes on a C-130 Hercules
aircraft just after take off from Bahawalpu, Pakistan. December 21
Pan Am Boeing 747 blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, by a bomb believed
to have been placed on the aircraft at Frankfurt Airport, Germany. All
259 people on the aircraft were killed by the blast.
The New People's Army (NPA) assassinate Col. James Rowe in Manila. The
NPA also assassinate two U.S. government defense contractors in
The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement bombed the U.S. Embassy in Lima,
The New People's Army (NPA) killed two U.S. Air Force personnel near
Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines.
A senior official of the corporation Philippine Geothermal was
kidnapped in Manila by the Red Scorpion Group, and two U.S. businessmen
were seized independently by the National Liberation Army and by
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) terrorists kidnapped
three U.S. missionaries.
World Trade Center in New York, USA, attacked by a massive bomb planted
by Islamic terrorists.
Iraqi intelligence service attempt to assassinate former US President,
George Bush, during a visit to Kuwait.
FARC rebels kidnapped U.S. citizen Thomas Hargrove in Colombia.
Two unidentified gunmen killed two U.S. diplomats and wounded a third
in Karachi, Pakistan.
In India, six foreigners, including two U.S. citizens, were taken
hostage by Al-Faran, a Kashmiri separatist group. One non-U.S. hostage
was later found beheaded.
Hamas claimed responsibility for the detonation of a bomb in Jerusalem
that killed six and injured over 100 persons, including several U.S.
A rocket-propelled grenade was fired through the window of the U.S.
Embassy in Moscow, as an apparent retaliation for U.S. strikes on Serb
positions in Bosnia.
Seven foreigners, including a number of US servicemen, are killed in
bomb attack on National Guard training centre at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas kidnapped a
U.S. citizen and demanded a $1 million ransom. The hostage was released
on May 22.
Unidentified assailants fired a rocket at the U.S. embassy compound in
Athens, causing minor damage to three diplomatic vehicles and some
surrounding buildings. It is believed to have been carried out by the
17 November group.
Six alleged National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas kidnapped a U.S.
citizen in Colombia. After 9 months, the hostage was released.
Islamic radical terrorists opposed to the western military presence in
the Gulf region, explode a truck bomb next to a USAF housing area at
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, killing 19 American servicemen and 385 injuring
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.
Five armed men claiming to be members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces
of Colombia (FARC) kidnapped and later killed a U.S. geologist at a
methane gas exploration site in La Guajira Department
Twenty-three members of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA)
took several hundred people hostage at a party given at the Japanese
Ambassador's residence in Lima, Peru. Among the hostages were several
U.S. officials, foreign ambassadors and other diplomats, Peruvian
Government officials, and Japanese businessmen. The group demanded the
release of all MRTA members in prison and safe passage for them and the
hostage takers. The terrorists released most of the hostages in
December but held 81 Peruvians and Japanese citizens for several
Six armed Colombian guerrillas kidnapped a U.S. oil engineer and his
Venezuelan pilot in Apure, Venezuela. The kidnappers released the
Venezuelan pilot on February 22. According to authorities, the FARC is
responsible for the kidnapping.
A Palestinian gunman opened fire on tourists at an observation deck
atop the Empire State Building in New York City, killing a Danish
national and wounding visitors from the United States, Argentina,
Switzerland, and France before turning the gun on himself. A
handwritten note carried by the gunman claimed this was a punishment
attack against the "enemies of Palestine."
National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas kidnapped a U.S. citizen
employed by a Las Vegas gold corporation who was scouting a gold mining
operation in Colombia. The ELN demanded a ransom of $2.5 million.
FARC guerrillas kidnapped a U.S. mining employee and his Colombian
colleague who were searching for gold in Colombia. On November 16, the
rebels released the two hostages after receiving a $50,000 ransom.
Al-Sha'if tribesmen kidnapped a U.S. businessman near Sanaa. The
tribesmen sought the release of two fellow tribesmen who were arrested
on smuggling charges and several public works projects they claim the
government promised them. They released the hostage on November 27.
Two unidentified gunmen shot to death four U.S. auditors from Union
Texas Petroleum Corporation and their Pakistani driver after they drove
away from the Sheraton Hotel in Karachi. The Islami Inqilabi Council,
or Islamic Revolutionary Council, claimed responsibility in a call to
the U.S. Consulate in Karachi. In a letter to Pakistani newspapers, the
Aimal Khufia Action Committee also claimed responsibility.
FARC rebels kidnapped a U.S. citizen in Sabaneta, Colombia. FARC
members also killed three persons, wounded 14, and kidnapped at least
27 others at a roadblock near Bogota. Four U.S. citizens and one
Italian were among those kidnapped, as well as the acting president of
the National Electoral Council (CNE) and his wife.
US Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar-es-Salem, Tanzania, heavily
damaged by massive bomb attacks. US intelligence blames Islamic groups
linked to Saudi dissident Osama Bin Laden.
Armed assailants followed a U.S. businessman and his family home in
Cundinamarca Department and kidnapped his 11-year-old son after
stealing money, jewelry, one automobile, and two cell phones. The
kidnappers demanded $1 million in ransom. On January 21, 1999, the
kidnappers released the boy.
Yemini militants kidnap a group of western tourists, including 12
Britons, 2 Americans, and 2 Australians on the main road to Aden. Four
victims were killed during a rescue attempt the next day.
FARC kidnapped three U.S. citizens working for the Hawaii-based Pacific
Cultural Conservancy International. On March 4, the bodies of the three
victims were found in Venezuela.
150 armed Hutu rebels attacked three tourist camps in Uganda, killed
four Ugandans, and abducted three U.S. citizens, six Britons, three New
Zealanders, two Danish citizens, one Australian, and one Canadian
national. Two of the U.S. citizens and six of the other hostages were
subsequently killed by their abductors.
Armed guerrillas kidnapped a U.S. citizen in Boyaca, Colombia. The
National Liberation Army (ELN) claimed responsibility and demanded
$400,000 ransom. On July 20, ELN rebels released the hostage unharmed
following a ransom payment of $48,000.
In Cali, Colombia, armed ELN militants attacked a church in the
neighborhood of Ciudad Jardin, kidnapping 160 persons, including six
U.S. citizens and one French national. The rebels released
approximately 80 persons, including three U.S. citizens, later that
In Port Harcourt, Nigeria, armed youths stormed a Shell oil platform,
kidnapping one U.S. citizen, one Nigerian national, and one Australian
citizen, and causing undetermined damage. A group calling itself
"Enough is Enough in the Niger River" claimed responsibility.
An Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) faction kidnapped 33 UN
representatives near Occra Hills, Sierra Leone. The hostages included
one U.S. citizen, five British soldiers, one Canadian citizen, one
representative from Ghana, one military officer from Russia, one
officer from Kyrgyzstan, one officer from Zambia, one officer from
Malaysia, a local Bishop, two UN officials, two local journalists, and
16 Sierra Leonean nationals.
Colombian People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces kidnapped a U.S.
citizen in an unsuccessful ransom effort.
In Bogota, Colombia, ELN militants kidnapped a 5-year-old U.S. citizen
and his Colombian mother, demanding an undisclosed ransom.
In the Kara-Su Valley, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan took four
U.S. citizens hostage. The Americans escaped on August 12.
In Sucumbios Province, Ecuador, a group of armed kidnappers led by
former members of defunct Colombian terrorist organization the Popular
Liberation Army (EPL), took hostage 10 employees of Spanish energy
consortium REPSOL. Those kidnapped included five U.S. citizens, one
Argentine, one Chilean, one New Zealander, and two French pilots who
escaped 4 days later. On January 30, 2001, the kidnappers murdered
American hostage Ronald Sander. The remaining hostages were released on
February 23 following the payment of $13 million in ransom by the oil
In Aden, Yemen, a small dingy carrying explosives rammed the destroyer
U.S.S. Cole, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39 others. Supporters of
Usama Bin Ladin were suspected.
A bomb exploded in a plaza across the street from the U.S. embassy in
Manila, injuring nine persons. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is
Two hijacked airliners crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade
Center. Soon thereafter, the Pentagon was struck by a third hijacked
plane. A fourth hijacked plane, suspected to be bound for a
high-profile target in Washington, crashed into a field in southern
Pennsylvania. More than 3,000 U.S. citizens and other nationals were
killed. President Bush and Cabinet officials indicated that Usama Bin
Laden was the prime suspect and that they considered the United States
in a state of war with international terrorism.
- Re: Who you gonna blame WHEN another Terrorist Attack WILL occcur after 2008?
- From: John Starrett
- Re: Who you gonna blame WHEN another Terrorist Attack WILL occcur after 2008?
- Prev by Date: Idiots American
- Next by Date: Re: Idiots American
- Previous by thread: Who you gonna blame WHEN another Terrorist Attack WILL occcur after 2008?
- Next by thread: Re: Who you gonna blame WHEN another Terrorist Attack WILL occcur after 2008?