Cruise Missile Strikes On Afghanistan And Sudan (August 1998)
The August 1998 bombings of Afghanistan and Sudan (codenamed Operation Infinite Reach by the United States) were American cruise missile strikes on terrorist bases in Afghanistan and a pharmaceutical factory in Sudan on August 20, 1998. The attack was in retaliation for the bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania which killed 224 people (including 12 Americans) and injured 5,000 others.
Other articles related to "sudan":
... United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was concerned over these developments and awaits further details. Australia Prime Minister John Howard said ... Sudan-Thousands of anti-U.S ... The minister of information of Sudanharshly condemned the attack on Khartoum and denounced Bill Clinton as a proven liar"with 100 girlfriends" ...
Famous quotes containing the words strikes, missile and/or cruise:
“The origin of storms is not in clouds,
our lightning strikes when the earth rises,
spillways free authentic power:
dead John Browns body walking from a tunnel
to break the armored and concluded mind.”
—Muriel Rukeyser (19131980)
“... the truth is the hardest missile one can be pelted with.”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)
“Irishness is not primarily a question of birth or blood or language; it is the condition of being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it.”
—Conor Cruise OBrien (b. 1917)