USS Cole


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Noun1.USS Cole - a United States destroyerUSS Cole - a United States destroyer; "17 sailors died as the result of a terrorist attack while the USS Cole was anchored in Aden"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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In October of 2000, General Crouch was named as the co-chair of the USS COLE Commission.
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?
USS Cole 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 in Yemen.
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.