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Report of the Accountability Review Boards

Bombings of the US Embassies in
Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
on August 7, 1998

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ATTACKS AGAINST
U.S. DIPLOMATIC INSTALLATIONS
1987-1997

1987

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

02/18/87

U.S. Embassy-Madrid, Spain

Rocket

04/14/87

U.S. Embassy-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

04/15/87

U.S. Embassy-Madrid, Spain

Rocket

04/15/87

USIS Facility- -Madrid, Spain

Rocket

04/15/87

U.S. Embassy-Madrid, Spain

Attempted Rocket

04/28/87

U.S. Embassy-San Jose, Costa Rica

Bombing

04/30/87

Peace Corps Offices-Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Bombing

05/10/87

USAID Residence-Cochabamba, Bolivia

Bombing

06/02/87

U.S. NAS Facility-Cochabamba, Bolivia

Bombing

06/09/87

U.S. Embassy-Rome, Italy

Car Bombing

06/09/87

U.S. Embassy-Rome, Italy

Rocket

06/09/87

USIS Library-Calcutta, India

Bombing

06/25/87

USIS Binational Center-Trujillo, Peru

Attempted Bombing

07/04/87

U.S. Cultural Center-Manila, Philippines

Bombing

07/22/87

U.S. Consulate-Santiago, Chile

Firebombing

08/09/87

USIS Library-Calcutta, India

Bombing

10/08/87

U.S. Consulate-Lima, Peru

Bombing

10/14/87

U.S. Consulate-Barcelona, Spain

Bombing

10/23/87

USIS Binational Center-Trujillo, Peru

Firebombing

11/19/87

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Bombing

12/13/87

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Firebombing

 

1988

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/08/88

U.S. Consulate-Alexandria, Egypt

Attempted Bombing

01/22/88

U.S. Emb. Residence-Athens, Greece

Attempted Murder

01/31/88

U.S. Charge d'Affaire Residence- Kabul, Afghanistan

Bombing

02/20/88

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Firebombing

02/24/88

USIS Library-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

02/26/88

USIS Library-Kwangju, South Korea

Attempted Bombing

03/01/88

American Cultural Center-Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bombing

03/18/88

U.S. Embassy-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

03/22/88

USIS Binational Center-Rancagua, Chile

Firebombing

03/22/88

U.S. Embassy-Quito, Ecuador

Firebombing

03/23/88

U.S. Embassy-Bogota, Colombia

Rocket

04/02/88

U.S. Embassy-Caracas, Venezuela

Grenade

04/07/88

U.S. Emb. Annex-Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Arson

04/14/88

USIS Binational Center-Medeffin, Colombia

Bombing

04/16/88

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

04/16/88

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

04/17/88

USIS Binational Center-San Jose, Costa Rica

Bombing

04/20/88

U.S. Embassy Consular Section-Singapore

Attempted Bombing

05/04/88

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Dominican Republic

Bombing

05/10/88

U.S. Embassy-Sanaa, Yemen

Rocket

05/19/88

USIS Library-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

05/20/88

U.S. Embassy-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

05/23/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

06/09/88

U.S. Amb. Residence-Lima, Peru

Rocket

06/13/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

06/27/88

DEA Base Camp-Villa Tunari, Bolivia

St:rafing

07/03/88

U.S. Embassy-Madrid, Spain

Attempted Rocket Attack

07/03/88

U.S. Amb. Residence-Madrid, Spain

Bombing

07/04/88

U.S. Embassy-Manila, Philippines

Bombing

08/05/88

U.S. Embassy-Manila, Philippines

Bombing

08/06/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

08/08/88

U.S. Emb. Commissary-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

09/23/88

U.S. Consulate-Bucharest, Romania

Firebombing

10/14/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

10/26/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

10/28/88

USAID Facility-San Salvador, El Salvador

Rocket

11/06/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

11/07/88

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

11/21/88

USIS Library-Seoul, South Korea

Bombing

11/26/88

DCM Residence-San Salvador, El Salvador

Grenade

11/30/88

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Firebombing

12/19/88

Peace Corps Hqs. -Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Bombing

1989

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/18/89

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

01/31/89

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

02/03/89

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

02/12/89

USIS Cultural Center-Islamabad, Pakistan

Arson

02/15/89

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Dominican Republic

Attempted Bombing

02/16/89

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

02/27/89

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Bombing

03/07/89

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Dominican Republic

Bombing

03/16/89

U.S. Embassy-La Paz, Bolivia

Firebombing

03/28/89

U.S. Consulate-Sao Paulo, Brazil

Bombing

04/06/89

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Chile

Bombing

04/16/89

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Bombing

04/17/89

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

04/27/89

USIS Binational Center-Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

Bombing

05/02/89

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-San Salvador, El Salvador

Bombing

05/18/89

U.S. Consulate-Guayaquil, Ecuador

Firebombing

06/03/89

U.S. Cultural Center-Cairo, Egypt

Attempted Bombing

06/12/89

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-San Salvador, El Salvador

Strafing

07/24/89

USIS Library-Seoul, South Korea

Attempted Bombing

08/05/89

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Chile

Attempted Bombing

09/11/89

U.S. Consulate-Istanbul, Turkey

Bombing

09/14/89

U.S. Embassy-Caracas, Venezuela

Attempted Bombing

09/17/89

U.S. Embassy-Bogota, Colombia

Rocket

09/26/89

U.S. Embassy-Santiago, Chile

Bombing

10/13/89

U.S Amb. Residence-Seoul, South Korea

Takeover

10/25/89

Marine House-Lima, Peru

Car Bombing

10/26/89

U.S. Embassy-Quito, Ecuador

Strafing

11/10/89

USIS Binational Center-Manizales, Colombia

Bombing

11/11/89

U.S. Amb. Residence-San Salvador, El Salvador

Strafing

12/14/89

U.S. Embassy Annex-Manila, Philippines

Armed Attack

12/20/89

U.S. Embassy-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

12/21/89

USIS Binational Center-Temuco, Chile

Bombing

12/23/89

USIS Binational Center-Arequipa, Peru

Bombing

12/23/89

USIS Binational Center-Talca, Chile

Bombing

12/23/89

USIS Binational Center-Vina del Mar, Chile

Bombing

12/24/89

USIS Library-Davao, Philippines

Armed Attack

12/25/89

USIS Binational Center-Chiclayo, Peru

Bombing

12/28/89

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Chile

Bombing

12/31/89

U.S. Emb. Motorpool-Quito, Ecuador

Bombing

12/31/89

U.S. Emb. Residence-Quito, Ecuador

Attempted Bombing

 

1990

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/15/90

Marine House-Lima, Peru

Bombing

01/25/90

USIS Library-Davao, Philippines

Bombing

02/14/90

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-Lima, Peru

Attempted Bombing

03/11/90

USIS Binational Center-Mlan, Chile

Attempted Bombing

03/21/90

U.S. Embassy Annex-Manila, Philippines

Grenade

05/01/90

U.S. Embassy-La Paz, Bolivia

Firebombing

05/09/90

U.S. Cultural Center-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

05/14/90

U.S. Consulate-Santiago, Chile

Bombing

05/15/90

USIS Binational Center-Chillan, Chile

Bombing

05/18/90

U.S. Cultural Center-Manila, Philippines

Grenade

05/28/90

U.S. Embassy-Mogadishu, Somalia

Grenade

06/06/90

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Attempted Firebombing

06/12/90

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

06/25/90

USIS Binational Center-Arequipa, Peru

Attempting Bombing

06/29/90

U.S. Embassy-Panama City, Panama

Strafing

06/29/90

Marine House-Panama City, Panama

Strafing

07/02/90

USIS Library-Davao, Philippines

Armed Attack

07/18/90

USIS Binational Center-Cuzco, Peru

Bombing

09/02/90

DCM Residence-Guatemala City, Guatemala

Strafing

09/27/90

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

10/03/90

U.S. Emb. Rec. Center-Pretoria, S. Africa

Bombing

10/10/90

Marine House-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

10/18/90

U.S. Embassy-Seoul,ScutthKorca

Firebombing

11/04/90

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Rocket

11/07/90

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

11/07/90

U.S. Amb. Residence-Lima, Peru

Bombing/Strafing

11/10/90

U.S. Embassy-Manila, Philippines

Grenade

11/11/90

U.S. ConGen Res.-Nishinomiya City, Japan

Firebombing

12/05/90

U.S. Consulate-Santiago, Chile

Bombing

12/10/90

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Car Bombing

1991

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/15/91

U.S. Embassy-Panama City, Panama

Grenade

01/15/91

U.S. Embassy-Quito, Ecuador

Bombing

01/16/91

U.S. Consulate-Guayaquil, Ecuador

Grenade

01/16/91

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Attempted Firebombing

01/18/91

U.S. Amb. Residence-Jakarta, Indonesia

Attempted Bombing

01/19/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Manila, Philippines

Bombing

01/23/91

USIS Binational Center-Chiclayo, Peru

Bombing

01/24/91

U.S. Emb. Rec. Center -Kampala, Uganda

Bombing

01/25/91

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Rocket/Strafmg

01/26/91

U.S. Consulate-Istanbul, Turkey

Bombing

01/30/91

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

01/30/91

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-Lima, Peru

Bombing

01/31/91

U.S. Embassy~Lima, Peru

Rocket.

02/02/91

USIS Binational Center-Talca, Chile

Bombing

02/02/91

American School Housing - Karachi, Pakistan

Firebombing

02/13/91

USIS Binational Center-Cuzco, Peru

Bombing

02/13/91

U.S. Embassy-Bonn, Germany

Strafing

02/14/91

USIS Binational Center-Huancayo, Peru

Bombing

02/16/91

Marine House-Santiago, Chile

Rocket/Strafing

02/19/91

USIS Facility-Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

Firebombing

02/26/91

USIS Binational Center-Huancayo, Peru

Bombing

03/06/91

U.S. Embassy-Kuwait City, Kuwait

Bombing

03/10/91

U.S Cultural Center-Jerusalem

Arson

03/20/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

03/26/91

U.S. Consulate-Izmir, Turkey

Bombing

05/24/91

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

06/15/91

DEA Base Camp-Santa-Lucia, Peni -

Strafing

06/16/91

DEA Base Camp-Santa Lucia, Peru

Strafing

06/18/91

U.S. Emb. Residence-Lima, Peru

Attempted Bombing

06/28/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Takeover

07/07/91

U.S. Embassy-Kuwait City, Kuwait

Attempted Mine Attack

08/08/91

U.S. Consulate-Kingston, Jamaica

Firebombing

08/22/91

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

09/30/91

U.S. Embassy-Amman, Jordan

Attempted Firebombing

10/27/91

U.S. Consulate-Jerusalem

Arson

10/29/91

U.S. Embassy-Beirut, Lebanon

Rocket

11/01/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

11/15/91

USIS Binational Center-Huancayo, Peru

Bombing

11/21/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

11/29/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

11/30/91

U.S. Cultural Center-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

12/20/91

U.S. Embassy-Panama City, Panama

Bombing

12/25/91

USIS Binational Center-Trujillo, Peru

Bombing

 

1992

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/02/92

U.S. Embassy - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Bombing

01/08/92

U.S. Embassy Housing-Tokyo, Japan

Attempted Bombing

01/11/92

U.S. Consulate-Brisbane, Australia

Firebombing

01/30/92

U.S. Embassy-Algiers, Algeria

Bombing

02/11/92

U.S. Amb. Residence-Lima, Peru

Car Bombing

03/13/92

U.S. Consulate-Istanbul, Turkey

Attempted Car Bombing

04/16/92

U.S. Consulate-Istanbul, Turkey

Rocket

04/19/92

U.S. Cultural Center-Seoul, South Korea

Firebombing

04/26/92

USIS Binational Center-Santiago, Dominican Republic

Bombing

07/11/92

U.S. Consulate-Istanbul, Turkey

Rocket

07/30/92

USIS Facility-Belgrade, Serbia

Firebombing

08/03/92

USIS Facility-Belgrade, Serbia

Firebombing

08/12/92

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

09/23/92

U.S. Embassy-Quito, Ecuador

Firebombing

09/23/92

U.S. Embassy-Sanaa, Yemen

Attempted Bombing

10/11/92

U.S. Amb. Residence-Lima, Peru

Rocket

11/09/92

U.S. Eriabassy-Sanaa; Nemen

Attempted Bombing

11/17/92

U.S. Emb. Warehouse-Lima, Peru

Bombing -

11/18/92

U.S. Embassy-Montevideo, Uruguay

Grenade

11/25/92

USIS Binational Center-Bogota, Colombia

Attempted Bombing

12/14/92

USIS Binational Center-Antofagasta, Chile

Bombing

12/20/92

U.S. Embassy-Ankara, Turkey

Bombing

1993

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

01/11/93

USAID Motorpool-La Paz, Bolivia

Bombing

01/14/93

U.S. Consulate-Hamburg, Germany

Arson

01/15/93

U.S. Embassy-Sanaa, Yemen

Attempted Rocket Attack

01/16/93

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Rocket

01/25/93

U.S. Embassy-Sanaa, Yemen

Attempted Bombing

02/18/93

USIS Facility-Belgrade, Serbia

Vandalism

03/03/93

U.S. Embassy-Belgrade, Serbia

Grenade

06/20/93

U.S. Embassy-Caracas, Venezuela

Strafing

07/27/93

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Car Bombing

08/14/93

U.S. Embassy-Caracas, Venezuela

Strafing

08/2 1193

U.S. Embassy-Caracas, Venezuela

Strafing

11/02/93

U.S. Cultural Center-Kwangju, South Korea

Firebombing

11/20/93

USIS Binational Center-Lima, Peru

Bombing

1994

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

02/17/94

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

03/30/94

U.S. Amb. Residence-Montevideo, Uruguay

Strafing

11/21/94

USIS Facility-Podgorica, Serbia

Vandalism

11/23/94

USIS Facility-Podgorica, Serbia

Vandalism

1995

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

02/26/95

USAID-Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Grenade

02/28/95

U.S. Embassy-Lima, Peru

Bombing

05/29/95

U.S. Embassy-Belgrade, Serbia

Strafing

07/25/95

USAID-Vilnius, Lithuania

Bombing

08/04/95

U.S. Emb. Residence-Bujumbura, Burundi

Grenade

09/13/95

U.S. Embassy-Moscow, Russia

Rocket

11/11/95

U.S. Embassy Warehouse-Algiers, Algeria

Arson

11/30/95

AIT-Taipei,Taiwan

Firebombing

1996

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

02/15/96

U.S. Embassy-Athens, Greece

Rocket

02/25/96

American School-Karachi, Pakistan

Shooting

03/22/96

U.S. Consulate-Chengdu, China

Firebombing

04/11/96

U.S. Consulate-Monterrey, Mexico

Strafing

05/11/96

U.S. Cultural Center-Taegu, South Korea

Firebombing

08/27/96

U.S. Consulate-Surabaya, Indonesia

Firebombing

1997

DATE

TARGET/LOCATION

TYPE OF ATTACK

03/25/97

U.S. Embassy-Manila, Philippines

Attempted Firebombing

04/01/97

U.S. Embassy-Manila, Philippines

Firebombing

08/11/97

American School-Chennai, India

Bombing

11/27/97

U.S. FCS - Katowice, Poland

Firebombing

12/23/97

American School-Karachi, Pakistan

Shooting

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