"The rendition and arraignment of a prime suspect in the Kenya bombing is a tribute to the hard work and long reach of our nation's law enforcement and diplomatic team, and it reflects the growing determination of an international community to hold terrorists accountable. When I visited our missions in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam last week, I was deeply impressed by the efforts of our FBI in collaboration with their Kenyan and Tanzanian counterparts to gather evidence.
Strikes on Terrorist-Related Facilities
in Afghanistan and Sudan
August 20, 1998
Terrorists should understand that America will use every available diplomatic, judicial, economic and, when necessary, military tool to protect our people. We will not be intimidated by terror; we will not shrink from our responsibilities; and we are determined that sooner or later, one way or another, terrorists will be held accountable for their crimes." [full text]
August 27, 1998
PUBLIC NOTICE: Worldwide Caution in light of the recent U.S. military strikes against terrorist targets in Afghanistan and Sudan, and possible threats to Americans and American interests overseas.
East Africa Bombings
- 08/20/98: Statement to the Nation on Afghanistan and Sudan, The White House
- 08/20/98: Statement on strike at terrorist-related facilities in Afghanistan and Sudan from Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
- 08/27/98: Remarks on apprehension of suspects in bombings of U.S. embassies, FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
- 08/23/98: Interview on ABC-TV "This Week" with Cokie Roberts and George Will, Washington, DC
- 08/21/98: Interview on CBS-TV Nightly News with Dan Rather, Washington, DC
- 08/21/98: Remarks with Secretary of Defense Cohen at press stake-out on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
- 08/21/98: Interview on NBC-TV "Today" Show with Katie Couric, Washington, D.C.
- 08/20/98: Interview on CNN "Larry King Live", Washington, D.C.
- 08/20/98: Press Briefing with National Security Advisor Berger on U.S. Strikes in Sudan and Afghanistan, The White House
- Worldwide Caution in light of the recent U.S. military strikes against terrorist targets in Afghanistan and Sudan, and possible threats to Americans and American interests overseas.
- Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets
- Fact Sheets on Usama bin Laden and U.S. Strikes on Facilities
- Geographic Learning Site Maps of Afghanistan and Sudan
- 1997 Patterns of Global Terrorism [See: Overview of State-Sponsored Terrorism]
- Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans
- Maps of Africa. CIA maps, courtesy of the Perry Castaneda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin
- 1997 Human Rights Reports for Sudan and Afghanistan
- Key Officers at Foreign Service Posts, June 1998: Sudan
For additional information, please visit our web sites for:
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