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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

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

Details of the strikes

U.S. military air strikes were aimed at six sites in eastern Afghanistan where terrorists allegedly trained and at a suspected chemical weapons plant in Sudan. The sites were linked to exiled Saudi Osama bid Laden, a major sponsor of terrorism, U.S. officials say.

According to U.S. military and intelligence officials, the following is known about the facilities.

The Zhawar Kili Al-Badr Camp
Located 94 miles south of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and about one mile from the Pakistan border. Included a base with a command and control operation, a support and supply camp with weapons and ammunition, and four training facilities.

Up to 600 people had been observed using the military-style complex where terrorists in training learned how to handle explosives, ran obstacle courses, practiced shooting on firing ranges and operated armed personnel carriers and tanks. Instructors were of a variety of nationalities, including Afghan and Saudi.

Operates with the blessing, if not outright support, of the Taliban, a fundamentalist Islamic faction that controls Afghanistan.

Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant
Located in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Ostensibly a pharmaceutical plant, U.S. intelligence officials said it was use to produce precursor chemicals for the deadly nerve gas VX.

Located in an industrial area, it was fenced and guarded by the Sudanese military and controlled by the Sudanese government. U.S. officials say is no evidence that pharmaceuticals actually were made there.


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