October Marks an Important Anniversary of the War On Terror

Human Events

Just as we commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001  terrorist attacks against our nation (the worst complex terrorist attack  in world history), this month – specifically Oct. 23 – marks the 28th  anniversary of the worst terrorist attack against us to date in 1983.

That day, a little-known terrorist organization – known then as “Islamic  Jihad” (but would ultimately become known as Hizballah) – launched a  suicide-bombing attack against the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut,  killing in a single explosion 220 U.S. Marines, 18 sailors, and three  soldiers.

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