03 Nov 1999

Iran critical of U.S. on anniversary of 1979 U.S. embassy takeover

Iran’s supreme leader Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran by denouncing those who sought reconciliation with the “Great Satan.” Meanwhile, across the city, a large student rally at Tehran University took on the guise of a counter-demonstration as about 1,000 people protested

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03 Nov 1999

Information Links Iran to Khobar Tower Bombing

New information on a 1996 car bombing that killed 19 Americans in Saudi Arabia points to the involvement of the Iranian government. The news presents Washington with a dilemma — to seek amends, or play down the news to avoid bolstering hard-liners in Iran. Full Article

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03 Nov 1999

U.S. Wants Action Against November 17 Group

Since November 1975, when the group assassinated the top CIA official in Greece, Richard Welch, the United States has pressed Greek police to bring the members of the group to justice, but officials here say their first arrest is still a long way off. Washington Post Story

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03 Nov 1999

Taliban: bin Laden likely to remain in Afghanistan

Osama bin Laden will likely remain in Afghanistan after the United States rejected an offer by the suspected terrorist to leave for a secret destination, a spokesman for the ruling Taliban militia says. CNN Story

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03 Nov 1999

FBI Project Megiddo Report Available

In a surprise move, the FBI has released the Project Megiddo report. This report is their analysis of the potential for Y2K related domestic terrorism. After a leaked copy of the report was covered in the press, the FBI decided to make its full contents accessible to the general public.

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02 Nov 1999

Terrorism experts: Events don”t fit mold of sabotage

Not only is there no evidence so far of foul play in Sunday&#039s crash of EgyptAir Flight 990, but the crash also does not appear to fit the pattern of midair aircraft bombings, terrorism experts said. Full Story

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02 Nov 1999

EgyptAir Flight 990: Looking at the terrorism possibility

While the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 is still under investigation, there inevitably are some that speculate that terrorism might have been the cause. MSNBC provides some reasons why it may have been an act of terrorism, yet we will not know until more is discovered concerning the crash.

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02 Nov 1999

For Every Target, A Bomber

Online magazine Salon is running an article on the threat of chem/bio terrorism. An interesting read and sampling of viewpoints.Salon Article

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01 Nov 1999

Agencies May Be Getting Fat Off Bioterrorism Fear

$1.2 Billion has been budgeted for counter terrorism, particularly in response to the threat of chemical and biological terrorism. Yet with such a large amount of federal funds allotted to this topic, there is little, in no, oversight on whether the funds are being utilized wisely. Gannett

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01 Nov 1999

Multiple Travel Warnings Issued

Travel advisories have been issued for Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, and Algeria. Many of these advisories are Y2K related.

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