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Africa Embassy Bombing

Report of the Accountability Review Boards on the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam on August 7, 1998

January 1999

"Having completed an extensive review in Washington, Nairobi, and Dar es Salaam, the Boards were most disturbed at two interconnected issues: 1) the inadequacy of resources to provide security against terrorist attacks, and 2) the relative low priority accorded security concerns throughout the US government. . . ."

Letter to Secretary Albright from Accountability Review Boards
Board Members
Executive Overview
Nairobi: Discussion and Findings
Dar es Salaam: Discussion and Findings
The Embassy Victims
Attacks Against U.S. Diplomatic Installations, 1987-1997
Anti-US Mass Casualty Incidents
Persons Interviewed by the Accountability Review Boards

For More Information:
01/08/99: Secretary Albright's statement upon release of the Report.
01/08/99: Special Briefing by the Chairman on the Report.