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Fifty-two Americans were held hostage for 444 days (November 4,
1979 to January 20, 1981), after a group of Iranian students
supporting the Iranian Revolution took over the American
Embassy in Tehran. President Carter called the hostages "victims of
terrorism and anarchy.”
US Embassy in Lebanon attacked
US Marine Barracks attacked
241 Americans Dead
Pan Am 103(London to NYC) destroyed by
189 US citizens
US blames Libya
World Trade Center basement bomb
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman convicted
Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist.
Here's how I chose peace. | Talk Video |
Thursday, September 20th
9:00 pm – President Bush addresses Congress and
announces a framework for a “war on terror that
will not end until every terrorist group has been
found, stopped , defeated.”
Death toll – 3000
Casualties include numerous police officers
These casualties are greater than those suffered at
Pearl Harbor, 1941
Stock market stopped trading
Public landmarks closed
Air traffic stopped
Federal legislation passed
“War on Terror” Iraq & Afghanistan
|| World Trade Center ||
Osama bin Laden the leader and founder of Al Qaeda
was killed on May 2, 2011 in Pakistan.
Phillies Fans React to Osama Bin Laden Death -
The American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, in Libya, was attacked on
September 11, 2012 by a heavily armed group. Four people were killed, including
U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens. Ten others were injured. The attack was
strongly condemned by the governments of Libya, the United States, and many
other countries throughout the world.
At various times between September 11 and 17, eight other diplomatic missions
in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe were subject to protests and violent attacks
in response to an inflammatory video, Innocence of Muslims.
September 11, 2012
CNN- Foley hostage
-ISIS captures and executes American citizens.
-Warns the US of further executions if the US does not stop
air strikes in Iraq
ISIS trail of Terror | Is ISIS
a Threat to the U.S.? - ABC
Iraq Explained -- ISIS, Syria and War -
Recent ISIS Attacks
PARIS 2015 : Terrorists attack at the Stade de France and the Bataclan- 130 killed
United States 2016: Terror attack at Pulse night club in Orlando, FL- 49 killed
- San Bernadino, CA- married couple kills 14 co-workers at Christmas Party
Belgium 2016: Suicide bombings at Brussels airport and Metro station- 32 killed