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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

Chronology
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

Reaction
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

Editorial
The right response to terrorists

With 2d address, a different Clinton

Profile
Elusive Saudi main suspect in US bomb probe


The Air Strikes
Details

Comments

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


Maps
From the CIA

-Afghanistan
-Sudan


Statements
President Clinton

Military leaders


Some comments on the U.S. military strikes against Afghanistan and Sudan:

PRESIDENT CLINTON
''I have said many times that terrorism is one of the greatest dangers we face in this new global era. We saw its twisted mentality at work last week in the embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, which took the lives of innocent Americans and Africans and injured thousands more. Today, we have struck back.''

Cohen
WILLIAM COHEN, Defense Secretary. ''There will be no sanctuary for terrorists, and no limit to our resolve to defend American citizens and our interests, our ideals of democracy and law against these cowardly attacks.''

NEWT GINGRICH, House Speaker, R-Ga. ''We have not yet gotten assessments of the damage, but I hope that it's been very decisive and I think it's very important that we sent the signal to countries like Sudan and Afghanistan that if you house a terrorist, you become a target. '' -- House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.

Lott TRENT LOTT, Senate Majority Leader, R-Miss. ''Our response appears to be appropriate and just.''

JESSE HELMS, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, R-N.C. ''Sooner or later, terrorists will realize that America's differences end at the water's edge, and that the United States' political leadership always has, and always will, stand united in the face of international terrorism.''

Coats SEN. DAN COATS, R-Ind. ''We fear that we may have a president that is desperately seeking to hold onto his job.''

GEN. HENRY SHELTON, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ''This is not simply a response to some specific act, but a concerted effort to defend U.S. citizens and our interests around the globe against a very real and a very deadly terrorist threat.''

ABDUL RAHIM MOHAMMED HUSSEIN, Sudan Interior Minister. ''We have no chemical weapons factory in our country. We have no chemical weapons factories at all.'' -- Sudan Interior Minister Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein.

IKE SKELTON, R-Missouri, ranking Democrat on the House National Security Committee. ''We have to stop them now. Anyone who says this is politically motivated is absolutely wrong. That's nonsense. These are dead Americans.'' -- Rep. Ike Skelton of Missouri, ranking Democrat on the House National Security Committee

SEN. CHUCK HAGEL, R-Neb. in Middle East. ''Terrorism is the scourge of our time and we must deal with it swiftly, forcefully and without mercy.''

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, 08/20/98



 

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