America lost 7 ambassadors in 30 attacks on diplomats

Posted on September 14, 2012


The attack on the Dar es Salaam and Nairobi in 1997 marked the beginning of a new era of anti-Americanism
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And faced the United States of America over the past half century more than 30 attacks against its diplomatic interests abroad, fell evacuated seven U.S. ambassadors was most recently the U.S. ambassador in Benghazi.

And built most of these processes extremely militant groups to become the rule in the past 20 years the first enemy of the United States of America.

After the attacks adopted by armed leftist organizations since the mid-fifties, the U.S. ambassador was assassinated in Guatemala in 1968 in an attack by an armed leftist group.

During the same year was assassinated two U.S. military advisers in Guatemala, and saw the embassies of America in Phnom Penh (capital Kambodjia) and Manila (capital Alfilipn) and Nicosia (capital of Cyprus) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia’s capital) attacks from organizations leftist militant against U.S. interests.
Beirut 1983 bombings .. Fiercest

In 1973, the killing of U.S. ambassador to Sudan after he was kidnapped, but in the year 1974, killing U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus Roger Davis opened fire during a demonstration in front of the U.S. embassy in Nicosia.

In the same period, the U.S. ambassador was assassinated in Beirut Francis Milloy in June 1976 at the hands of leftist Palestinian group. In 1979, I woke up and Washington to assassinate its ambassador to Afghanistan Adolf Dobbs in the wake of his abduction by groups allied with the Soviet Union at that time.

Considered bombings in Beirut in 1983, the most violent against U.S. interests in the Middle East, was charged time for Shi’ite groups. During that period, the U.S. ambassador was assassinated in Pakistan during the bombing on 17 August / August 1988.
Attacks Nairobi and Dar es Salaam 1997 .. Turning point

The form of the attack on the U.S. embassies in Dar es Salaam and Nairobi in 1997, the beginning of a new era of hostility to America followed by 13 attacks etc. attack Benghazi. And adopted the al-Qaeda or jihadist organizations most of these attacks.

In 2000, Pakistan has seen four attacks on U.S. embassies and consulates in Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar. U.S. diplomats have been killed in an attack in Karachi in 2004. The Taliban claimed most of these attacks.

Such as the Middle East the most important theater for the growing U.S. hostility, where militants killed a U.S. diplomat in Gaza in 2002. Militants attacked American embassies and consulates in Jeddah in 2004, and in Damascus in 2006, and in Sana’a in 2008. And built most of these al Qaeda attacks.

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