Tagged: anniversary

Ten Years After The 9/11 Commission Report: How Has the Terrorist Threat Evolved?

Ten years ago today the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States published the official account of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, The 9/11 Commission Report. A decade later, the Commission has reconvened as private citizens to “reflect on the changes of the past ten years and...

20 Years Later: The Waco Siege

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Waco siege, which lasted 50 days and ended with the deaths of 76 men, women, and children on April 19, 1993. The siege began when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) attempted to serve a search warrant at...

Third Anniversary of the Fort Hood Shooting

November 5th marks the third anniversary of the tragedy at Fort Hood in which a single suspect, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, is accused of killing 13 Soldiers and civilian employees and wounding a further 29. This attack is still officially considered by the Department of Defense as an act of...

7th Anniversary of the 2005 London Bombings

On the morning of July 7th, 2005, four suicide bombers attacked London’s transportation system. Three bombs went off at 8:50 a.m. on underground trains, and a final explosion occurred approximately one hour later on a double-decker bus. The individuals responsible killed 52 people in the attacks, and injured more than...

3 Year Anniversary – Little Rock, Arkansas Recruiting Station Attack

Three years ago today, on June 1, 2009, two soldiers were attacked outside a military recruiting station in Little Rock, Arkansas, killing one and wounding the second. Minutes after the shooting the suspect, Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad (aka Carlos Bledsoe), was apprehended by police as he fled the scene. Muhammad was...

One-year Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death

Today marks the one-year anniversary since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and killed the man that had been on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list for nearly 12 years. Almost immediately following news of the raid, academics, politicians, and media pundits began a...

Columbine Was 13 Years Ago

On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School made history in an unfortunate manner. Within only 16 minutes, two Columbine High School students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, killed 13 people and injured 21 more. The gunmen used an assortment of weapons and explosive devices in their attacks. The attack was...