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The terrorism events listed below are in chronological order.
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December 25, 2009. Underwear Bomber. A Nigerian citizen boarded an airplane in Nigeria, transferred onto an airplane in Amsterdam, and then attempted to blow up the airplane while it was in the air on final approach in Detroit on Christmas Day. He was unsuccessful. He pleaded guility in October 2011. Read more in Christmas Day Airplane Bomber.

November 5, 2009. Fort Hood Massacre. A U.S. Army Major of Arab background killed 13 people and 29 were injured or wounded during a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas. The soldier, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, opened fire at a Soldier Processing Center. He was an Army psychiatrist. He was radicalized by Islamic web sites on the Internet and had been corresponding with a radical Muslim cleric in Yeman.

November 21, 2009. "Hasan had intensified contact with cleric". The Washington Post.

November 19, 2009. "Pentagon to probe 'internal weaknesses' behind Fort Hood shooting". The Christian Science Monitor.

November 18, 2009. "Hasan's Supervisor Warned Army In 2007". NPR.

November 2008. Mumbai, India Hotel Attacks.

Description and news reports about the Mumbai, India terrorist attacks.

July 2005. London Transportation System Bombings.

July 8, 2005. "A needle in a haystack". The Christian Science Monitor.

September 11, 2001. 9/11 Attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center.

Online sources about the 9/11 attacks.

The September 11 Digital Archive

September 11 News .com

August 1998. U.S. Embassy Bombing in Nairobi, Kenya.

August 30, 2010. "Guide for interrogators tells how FBI agent turned suspect into informant". The Washington Post.

December 1999. The Millennium Bomber. A plot to bomb America on New Year's Eve.

Stories and news articles on the Millennium Bomber.

July 1996. TWA 800.

The Flight 800 Investigation. Associated Retired Aviation Professionals.

TWA Flight 800. Wikipedia.

Accident Investigation of TWA Flight 800. NTSB Public Hearing.

July 8, 2006. "10 years after TWA 800, doubts abound".

TWA Flight 800. CNN Interactive.

TWA 800: What Really Happened?

November 23, 1985. Egyptian Jet Hijacked to Malta.

June 1985. Hijacking of TWA Flight 847.

All Hands documentary by Scoopdeck, Navy Times.

November 15, 1983. U.S Navy Captain Assassinated in Greece.

October 1983. Bombing of Beirut, Lebanon Marine Barracks.

Beirut Veterans of America.

US Embassy Beirut Memorial. "They Came In Peace".

23rd of October Blog. Beirut veterans blogspot.

Beirut Stamp Initiative. Honoring the Multinational Peacekeeping Force, Beirut, Lebanon.

The Beirut Memorial Online.

Forgotten Heros. Beirut Vets.

The Beirut Documentary. The Human Side. A film.

"Haunting memories of the blast that shook the world", USA Today, October 18, 2008.

Summer 1972. Munich Olympic Massacre.

Munich Massacre 1972.


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