Defense lawyers for terrorism suspects at guantanamo bay have long complained — and with good reason — that ongoing government resistance to sharing details about mistreatment while in us custody makes it hard, if not impossible to provide adequate legal representation. The uss cole bombing was a suicide attack against the united states navy guided-missile destroyer uss cole (ddg-67) on 12 october 2000, while it was harbored and being refueled in the yemen port of aden. Yemen and the uss cole investigation in context: a regional perspective november 25, 2000 background the deadly attack on the uss cole while in the port of aden on october 12. A suspected al qaeda member said he planned the 2000 attack on the uss cole and was the link between osama bin laden and a group that bombed the us embassy in kenya in 1998, according to a transcript released on monday of a hearing at guantanamo bay.
On october 12, 2000, suicide terrorists exploded a small boat alongside the uss cole—a navy destroyer—as it was refueling in the yemeni port of aden. Uss cole bombing suspect faces president clinton addressing the press on the uss cole attack uss cole bombing suspect killed. Sept 11 terrorists: list of captured and killed by newsweek staff on 9/4/11 at 6:54 pm a cia drone killed al-harthi, a uss cole bombing suspect, in yemen in 2002. Washington (nns) -- navy officials, current and former crew members and families of the fallen gathered oct 12 at norfolk naval station, va, to remember the 17 sailors killed and 39 others wounded in the al-qaida attack on the uss cole.
The navy has provided these names of the killed in the attack on the uss cole: chief petty officer richard costelow, morrisville, pennsylvania signalman seaman recruit cheron luis gunn, rex, georgia. Uss cole pictures and images uss cole attack suspect arrested funeral for woman sailor killed in uss cole attack yemen-us-attack-cole. Attack on uss cole suicide bombing last year we featured a couple of articles on terrorism by alan cain, pictured, the head of security at the university of leeds.
The attack on the uss cole in yemen in 2000 killed 17 us sailors a us judge has dismissed charges against a suspect held at guantánamo bay who is accused of plotting the attack. The main suspect in the uss cole bombing will be arraigned today at guantanamo, in the first case under a us military tribunal since president barack obama reversed course and ordered their resumption saudi-born abd al-rahim al-nashiri, 46, faces the death penalty for allegedly planning and. A troubled investigation although american intelligence officials moved quickly after the uss cole attack, the investigation hit a number of snags yemeni officials questioned more than 1,500 people, yet they restricted american officials' access to key suspects. Opening up a new front in the war on terror, us forces launched a pinpoint missile strike in yemen, killing a top al qaeda operative in his car in the first such overt attack outside of afghanistan, a us official said the strike, conducted by a cia drone aircraft, killed qaed salim sinan al. Facts: in october 2000, the uss cole was attacked by suicide bombers, while in port in aden, yemen, for refueling the attack was attributed to al qaeda and foreshadowed the attack on the us less than one year later on september 11, 2001.
Twelve years ago, the american warship uss cole was the target of a successful terrorist attack when it made a brief stop in the port of aden, yemen this was one of only four attacks attributed to al qaeda prior to 9/11, according to a 2004 us government report like 9/11, there are. Norfolk, va, — survivors and relatives of those killed in the deadly attack on the uss cole are marking the 10th anniversary of the bombing past and present crew members of the uss cole gathered tuesday at the destroyer's homeport at naval station norfolk the oct 12, 2000, attack on the cole. New london -- the weekend leading up to the anniversary of the september 11 terrorist attacks seems a fitting time for a us navy destroyer, that was also subjected to terrorism, to be available for the public to tour.
Fahd al-quso (l) and other yemeni suspects stand behind the bars at a court in sanaa as the trial continues in 2004 for six militants charged over the uss cole bombing in yemen's aden port. Yemeni al-qaeda leader fahd al-quso, wanted in connection with the bombing of the uss cole, killed in an air raid in eastern yemen. “uss cole bombing suspect faces guantanamo tribunal” 11-9-2011 “the navy has provided these names of the killed in the attack on the uss cole.
Osama bin laden’s fatwa to attack americans around the world proved troubling to us policymakers, but did not become of general public concern until the bombings of the two us embassies in tanzania and kenya in august 1998 and the bombing of a us navy destroyer in aden in 2000. A suspected al qaeda terrorist wanted in connection with the october 2000 bombing of the uss cole blew himself up with a grenade late wednesday as yemeni security forces closed in on him in yemen's capital city, security sources said. Summary on october 12, 2000, the us navy destroyer cole was attacked by a small boat laden with explosives during a brief refueling stop in the harbor of aden, yemen the suicide terrorist attack killed 17 members of the ship s crew, wounded 39 others, and seriously damaged the ship evidence. 16 years since the uss cole bombing dianne mcdaniels, of norfolk, whose son, seaman james r mcdaniels was among 17 sailors killed in a terrorist attack on the uss cole on oct 12, 2000, cries as the names of those killed were read during a ceremony at the uss cole memorial at the norfolk naval station in norfolk.