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LIST: ISLAMIC ATTACKS AGAINST AMERICA

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2011

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, 1983 World Trade Center, 1993
USS Cole Attack, 2000 September 11, 2001
MAJOR ISLAMIC ATTACKS & PLOTS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES…BEFORE 9/11

1979 Iran Hostage Crisis: seizure of US Tehran Embassy, Iran (Nov 4, 1979 for 444 days)
1983 Bombing of US Beirut Embassy, Lebanon (April 18, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Marine barracks, Beirut, Lebanon (Oct 23, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Kuwait Embassy (Dec 12, 1983)
1984 Bombing of US Beirut Embassy (again) (Sept 20, 1984)
1984 Kuwait Airlines Flight 221 hijacked to Tehran – American passengers murdered (Dec 3, 1984)
1985 Hijacking TWA Flight 847 hijacked to Beirut (June 14, 1985)
1985 Hijacking cruise ship Achille Lauro, wheelchair-bound American is thrown overboard & killed (Oct 7, 1985)
1986 Bombing Berlin disco frequented by US servicemen (April 5, 1986)
1988 Bombing Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, 100’s murdered (Dec 21, 1988)
1993 First bombing World Trade Center, New York City, 7 Killed, 1,042 wounded (Feb 26, 1993)
1993 Foiled NY Landmarks plot by Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up the Holland and Lincoln tunnels
and other New York City landmarks
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr. during visit to Kuwait (April 14, 1993)
1993 Black Hawk Down: shot down US helicopters in Mogadishu, Somalia,
during Operation Restore Hope (Oct 3-4, 1993)
1994 Plot to assassinate President Clinton during visit to the Philippines
1995 Failed Project Bojinka by Ramzi Yousef to blow up a dozen US airliners over the Pacific (end in Jan 1995)
1995 Bombing US military headquarters, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Nov 13, 1995)
1996 Bombing Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, housing U.S. foreign military personnel (Jun 25, 1996)
1998 Bombing U.S. Nairobi Embassy, Kenya, Africa (Aug 7, 1998)
1998 Bombing U.S. Dar es Salaam Embassy, Tanzania, Africa (Aug 7, 1998)
1999 Foiled LAX Millennium plot by Ahmed Ressam to bomb Los Angeles International Airport
(Ressam was arrested at US Canadian border)
2000 Failed USS The Sullivans bombing that was refueling in the port of Aden, Yemen. (Jan 3, 2000)
2000 Bombing USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, 17 U.S. Navy sailors murdered (Oct 12, 2000)
(The USS Cole was not engaged in any combat during this period)
2000 Bombing plaza across from US Manila Embassy (Dec 30, 2000)
2001 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center, Flight 93, Pentagon, 3000+ murdered (Sept 11, 2001)

40 TERROR PLOTS FOILED…SINCE 9/11
Via Heritage:
1. Richard Reid [a.k.a. the Shoe Bomber]—December 2001
2. Jose Padilla [a.ka. Abdullah al-Muhajir]—May 2002
3. Lackawanna Six—September 2002
4. Iyman Faris—May 2003
5. Virginia Jihad Network—June 2003
6. Nuradin M. Abdi—November 2003
7. Dhiren Barot—August 2004
8. James Elshafay and Shahawar Matin Siraj—August 2004
9. Yassin Aref and Mohammad Hossain—August 2004
10. Hamid Hayat—June 2005
11. Levar Haley Washington, Gregory Vernon Patterson, Hammad Riaz Samana, and Kevin James—Aug. 2005
12. Michael C. Reynolds [Found guilty in 2007 of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaeda]—Dec. 2005
13. Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman El-Hindi, and Zand Wassim Mazloum—February 2006
14. Syed Haris Ahmed and Ehsanul Islam Sadequee—April 2006
15. Narseal Batiste, Patrick Abraham, Stanley Grant Phanor, Naudimar Herrera, Burson Augustin, Lyglenson Lemorin, and Rotschild Augustine—June 2006
16. Assem Hammoud—July 2006
17. Liquid Explosives Plot—August 2006
18. Derrick Shareef—December 2006
19. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed—March 2007
20. Fort Dix Plot—May 2007
21. JFK Airport Plot—June 2007
22. Hassan Abujihaad—March 2008
23. Christopher Paul [a.k.a. Abdulmalek Kenyatta]—June 2008
24. Synagogue Terror Plot—May 2009
25. Najibullah Zazi—September 2009
26. Hosam Maher Husein Smadi —September 2009
27. Michael Finton [a.ka. Talib Islam]—September 2009
28. Tarek Mehanna and Ahmad Abousamra—October 2009
29. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab [a.k.a. The Christmas Day Bomber]—2009
30. Raja Lahrasib Khan—March 2010
31. Faisal Shahzad—May 2010
32. Paul G. Rockwood, Jr. and Nadia Piroska Maria Rockwood [converts to Islam]—July 2010
33. Farooque Ahmed—October 2010
34. Air Cargo Bomb Plot—October 2010
35. Mohamed Osman Mohamud—November 2010
36. Antonio Martinez [a.k.a. Muhammad Hussain]—December 2010
37. Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari—February 2011
38. Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh—May 2011
39. Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif and Walli Mujahidh—June 2011
40. Emerson Winfield Begolly [convert to Islam, a.k.a Abu Nancy]—August 2011.

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