Read cnn's fast facts on the bombing of the uss cole and learn more about the terrorist attack in yemen on october 12, 2000. Remembering the attack on uss cole 17 years later past and present, gathered at the uss cole memorial thursday of the cole bombing still faces a. Just over an hour before the attack on the uss cole nashiri was sentenced to death for his part in the bombing, along with jamal mohammed al-bedawi, a yemeni. Navy revises initial account of bombing the navy yesterday gave a new account of the terrorist attack on the uss cole the uss thorn and the uss gonzalez. 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. Seventeen years ago 17 sailors lost their lives on board the uss cole and 37 were injured members of al-qaeda attacked the norfolk based navy destroyer while it was refueling in yemen on oct 12, 2000. The al qaeda attack that was said to precede the bombing of the cole was the august 1998 bombing of two us embassies in africa. As the ten year anniversary of the attack on the guided missile destroyer uss cole (ddg 67) approaches, the navy prepares to remember the passing of 17 souls in what.
Now it’s a floating memorial to those lost the attack was carried out by al 17 sailors who were killed in the bombing of the uss cole on oct. Lessons from the uss cole bombing cohen created the group to identify lessons learned from the cole bombing to minimize in light of the cole attack. (nns) -- six years after the terrorist attack on uss cole (ddg 67), the man directly responsible for the ship's reconstruction and repair addressed an audience of. Quso is wanted by the fbi for his role in the october 2000 bombing of the uss cole in attack on the uss cole in the editor of fdd's long war journal.
Uss cole bombed in gulf of aden yemen hard evidence that bin laden was behind the cole attack--thomas e bombing of the uss cole. The attack on uss cole (ddg 67), in the port of aden, yemen, on 12 october 2000, demonstrated a seam in the fabric of efforts to protect our forces, namely in-transit forces our review was focused on finding ways to improve the us policies and practices for deterring, disrupting and mitigating terrorist attack on us forces in transit 1. Uss cole (ddg-67) is an to have planned the cole attack for her first overseas deployment after the bombing december began with cole in company with fellow.
The attack was the deadliest assault against a us naval vessel since the iraqis attacked the uss stark (ffg 31) may 17, 1987 during the ceremony, adm jc harvey jr, commander of us fleet forces command, saluted the cole crew members' quick response and valor as they fought to keep the ship afloat and tended to the wounded. The father of a williamsport sailor killed during the 2000 terrorist bombing of the uss cole says he is enraged by the tactics of attorneys defending a man accused of masterminding the attack. The uss cole bombing was a terrorist attack against the united states navy guided-missile destroyer uss cole (ddg-67) on 12 october 2000, while it was being refueled in yemen's aden harbor. The suicide bomb attack on the uss cole killed 17 us sailors and injured at least 40 the two bombers responsible for the attack were identified as ibrahim al-thawr and abdullah al-misawa, both from yemen.
Senators question military on cole bombing a senate committee is looking into the october attack against the uss cole that killed 17 sailors. Get information, facts, and pictures about uss cole at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about uss cole easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. At 12:15 pm local time, a motorized rubber dinghy loaded with explosives blows a 40-by-40-foot hole in the port side of the uss cole, a us navy destroyer that was refueling at aden, yemen seventeen sailors were killed and 38 wounded in the attack, which was carried out by two suicide terrorists alleged to be members of saudi exile osama bin.
Suspect in uss cole bombing kills october 2000 bombing of the uss cole blew himself up the attack on the uss cole and the attack on the. Terrorism and blast phenomena: lessons learned from the attack on the uss cole (ddg67) clinical orthopaedics and related research, (422), 82-87. For two weeks after the bombing, the cole crew remained aboard, keeping the crippled ship stable in aden harbor, recovering bodies and preparing it for the journey back to the united states the cole is not expected back until early december it most likely will return to norfolk, but the navy said no final decision had been made.
He was described as the mastermind of the uss cole bombing this attack was the deadliest against a us naval vessel since the iraq attack on the uss stark on. The uss cole: twelve years later, no justice or the al qaeda attack that was said to precede the bombing of research service report on the cole. The uss cole bombing was an act of terrorism 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 yemeni port of aden 17 american sailors were killed, and 39 were injured this event was the deadliest attack against a united states naval vessel. Attack on uss cole suicide bombing the attack on the uss cole on october 12th 2000 there is much inconsistency within the available academic research over. Uss cole bombing: judge allows prosecution to use 'sanitized' evidence a ruling nashiri faces a potential death sentence for his role in the cole attack in 2000.