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Latest coverage Second man charged in U.S. embassy attack

US charges one suspect in bombing

Prior Coverage
Missile strike strains fragile US-Pakistan tie

Terror figure's family has benign ties in US

Bomb kills 1, hurts 25 at Cape Town eatery

Japan cult may have used agent found in Sudan

Heightened security signals wariness of terror

Taliban report vow by Saudi tied to blasts

Arab League calls missile attacks "blatant violation"

Assets frozen
US targets terrorist wealth

Detainees speak
3 reportedly tell of embassy plot

Prepared to die
At rally, Sudan leader invokes holy war

Flashpoints Elsewhere
The other US foreign-policy hurdles

Hardening Policy
US adopts Israeli tactics

Local Response
Wagging dog? Fine, some say

News Analysis
A hectic period that left a lasting skepticism

Vacation Redux
Clinton flies back to his haven on Vineyard

Afghans, Sudanese denounce attacks

US responses to terrorism

Saudi exile vows 'war' on US

Security levels raised across US

US calls terrorists' losses significant

Security at monument is tightened

Pakistan multinational staff says they feel threatened

Egypt says it not involved in strikes on Sudan

Sudanese mob British embassy in Khartoum

Reports dull success of strikes

Arab world enraged by attacks

Pakistan says missile didn't land on soil

Most Americans approve of Clinton's decision

More than 70 protest in Boston

Angry Sudanese storm embassy

Security tight in NY, Boston

US hits "terrorist facilities" in Afghanistan, Sudan

At home, timing of move appears suspect to some

Rapid retaliation departure for US

Allies back US strikes

With 2d address, a different Clinton

Friends register backing; foes, fury

The weapon
Tomahawk missiles' accuracy is improved

Religious zeal supplanting politics as motive

An attack project born amid turmoil

Quick, need rewrite! A vacation hiatus surprises press

Culture of cynicism makes comparisons to movie inevitable

The right response to terrorists

With 2d address, a different Clinton

Elusive Saudi main suspect in US bomb probe

The Air Strikes


The attack on Sudan

The attack on Afghanistan

Out Front
(Associated Press)

"Islamic Int'l" now in sights of a superpower

Prominent Arab militants from Afghanistan

Militancy has many names

From the CIA


President Clinton

Military leaders

Some prominent Arab militants from Afghanistan

Osama bin Laden
OSAMA BIN LADEN: The best known. Son of construction tycoon in Saudi Arabia, fortune estimated at $300 million. Living in Afghanistan. State Department calls him one of the biggest financial sponsors of Islamic miltiant activity.

[ Profile from Thursday's Globe ]

AYMAN AL-ZAWAHRI: Leader of Egypt's Jihad group, which assassinated President Anwar Sadat in 1981. Considered close to bin Laden since Afghan war. Once believed in Switzerland, but now in Afghanistan. A doctor by training. President Clinton froze his assets in 1995.

RIFAI AHMED TAHA: Considered main figure in Egypt's Islamic Group. Nom de guerre Abu Yasser. Believed in Afghanistan. Served prison time for Sadat's assassination. Recently distanced himself from bin Laden and Zawahri.

MUSTAFA HAMZA: A leader of Islamic Group. Suspected of a leading role in 1995 assassination attempt on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Location unknown but rumored in Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan. Nom de guerre Abu Hazem. Served time for Sadat's assassination.

MOHAMMED AL-ISLAMBOULI: Elder brother of Sadat's assassin, Khaled al-Islambouli. A leader of Islamic Group. Traveled to Afghanistan with help of bin Laden. Traveled between Pakistan and Afghanistan, but now believed in Afghanistan. Clinton also froze his assets in 1995.



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