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Acts of War

Updated on January 21, 2014

Historical Acts of War Against America

For over 30 years America has been bullied. Consider the following historical facts.

1. Fall 1979--Iran attacks the American Embassy
2. April 1983--The Beirut Embassy is attacked by a car bomb killing 63 Americans
3. October 1983--The US Marines Headquarters in Beirut is attacked with 2100 pounds of TNT killing 241 service men
4. December 1983--An explosive driven truck blows up the Kuwait Embassy
5. September 1984--A van crashes the Beirut Embassy gate
6. April 1985--A Madrid restaurant frequented by US soldiers was bombed
7. August 1985--A VW was driven into the Air Force base at Rhein-Main killing 22

8. October 1985--The Achille Lauro was hijacked tossing a wheelchaired man overboard
9. April 1986--TWA Flight 840 was bombed killing four Americans
10. 1988--PanAm Flight 103 saw the death of 259 over Lockerbie, Scotland
11. January 1993--Two CIA Agents were shot and killed in Langsley, VA
12. February 1993--Terrorists were arrested after a rented van was driven to an underground parking lot at the World Trade Center, killing six and injuring over 1,000
13. November 1995--A car bomb explodes at a US Military complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia killing seven
14. June 1996--A Truck bomb explodes in Dharan, Saudi Arabia destroying the US Air Force barracks, killing 17 and injuring 500
October 12--The USS Cole is attacked by a ship bomb killing many.

Finally the events of 9/11 took place and I wonder why. Why?

Do these actions by the US make sense to you?

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    • lifegate profile image

      William Kovacic 7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      Thanks for your comment tinamarie. It is sad. What's even sadder is that the USA took all of that abuse before reacting.

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      tinamarie9884 7 years ago

      you really did bring the facts out. I agree, it is sad.

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      William Kovacic 7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      Well said, dj, but I have to admit, it's sad.

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      djbraman 7 years ago

      Christianity and Judaism represent the only true God, and mankind in its worldly system rebells against anything that has authority over man. It is an anti-Christ spirit to wreck God's sovereignty over his creation. It is a spiritual battle between Christ who has all authority and the Prince of darkness, the anti-Christ.

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      William Kovacic 7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      RevLady and Michael, you're both so right. Thanks for the input!

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      Michael Adams1959 7 years ago from Wherever God leads us.

      AMen, I wonder why too, they just don't know the love and mercy of the TRUE heavenly Father.

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      RevLady 7 years ago from Lantana, Florida

      Why? Christianity answers, man's "SINS."

      Peace and joy my friend,

      Forever His,