In October of 2000, General Crouch was named as the co-chair of the USS COLE
In response to accusations that he and his March 14 Forces coalition allies were in need of US warships to prop them up, he said the USS Cole
deployed off Lebanon's coast on Thursday had no effect on the regional political balance.
Since the USS Cole
was bombed in Yemen in 2000, the Navy has employed many of Delta Scientific's products at its facilities to protect vital infrastructure, from piers to hospitals, fuel storage and submarine bases.
The boat bombings were the first maritime attack against Iraqi oil facilities in the Gulf - an apparent new tactic in the Iraq conflict that resembles al-Qaeda attacks in 2000 and 2002 against the destroyer USS Cole
and a French tanker off Yemen.
Seventeen US sailors died when the USS Cole
was blown up in October 2000.
The plan was similar to one carried out in October 2000, when two suicide bombers in a small dinghy rammed the USS Cole
destroyer in a port in Yemen, killing 17 sailors.
This argument assumes that the only suicidal enemies of the United States are "non-state actors" like the terrorists who blew up the World Trade Center and the USS Cole
Is it possible that the ballots coming from individuals who perished while serving aboard the USS Cole
could be disallowed for lack of a postmark?
is rocked by a massive explosion, apparently in a highly sophisticated operation by Muslim militants, with 17 servicemen killed and over 35 others wounded, as the ship was pulling into the port of Aden.
Surface threats are well recognized such as the attack on the USS Cole
in Yemen in 2000," says Dr.
A military judge at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp has rejected a request by Barack Obama, the US president, to suspend the trial of a Saudi man accused of planning a 2000 attack on the USS Cole
Summary: The deployment of the USS Cole
and two other warships to waters near Lebanon is just the latest in a long line of misguided moves by US President George W.