October 23 – Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French and the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese civilians.

October 23 – Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French and the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and 6 Lebanese civilians.

Next up: the explanation as to why, in 2011, the GOP voted to cut funding to US embassies. Could it be because soldier's lives (like women, people of color, the poor) don't actually matter to them at all?

Next up: the explanation as to why, in 2011, the GOP voted to cut funding to US embassies. Could it be because soldier's lives (like women, people of color, the poor) don't actually matter to them at all?

Formed in 1982 in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Hizballah (the “Party of God”), a Lebanon-based terrorist group, advocates Shia empowerment globally. Hizballah has been involved in numerous anti-US terrorist attacks (the bombings of the US Embassy in Beirut in April 1983, the US Marine barracks in Beirut in October 1983, & the US Embassy annex in Beirut in September 1984, as well as the hijacking of TWA 847 in 1985)

Formed in 1982 in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Hizballah (the “Party of God”), a Lebanon-based terrorist group, advocates Shia empowerment globally. Hizballah has been involved in numerous anti-US terrorist attacks (the bombings of the US Embassy in Beirut in April 1983, the US Marine barracks in Beirut in October 1983, & the US Embassy annex in Beirut in September 1984, as well as the hijacking of TWA 847 in 1985)

New York Law Firm Blocks Payment to American Victims of Iranian Terror

New York Law Firm Blocks Payment to American Victims of Iranian Terror

4/18/1983 LEBANON: US Embassy suicide bombing was in Beirut killing 63 people including 17 Americans. The victims were Embassy & CIA staff members including several US soldiers & 1 US Marine Security Guard. Wikipedia.

4/18/1983 LEBANON: US Embassy suicide bombing was in Beirut killing 63 people including 17 Americans. The victims were Embassy & CIA staff members including several US soldiers & 1 US Marine Security Guard. Wikipedia.

1983: the Reagans view the caskets of the Americans killed in the US embassy bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.

1983: the Reagans view the caskets of the Americans killed in the US embassy bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Facebook post of US Embassy in Beirut.

Facebook post of US Embassy in Beirut.

30 minutes after the US Embassy was truck bombed in Beirut

30 minutes after the US Embassy was truck bombed in Beirut

Israeli-Gaza Conflict Sparks Worldwide Protests - NBC News.com  A supporter of the Palestinian Communist group attends a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, as Lebanese riot policemen block a road that leads to the US embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, on Sunday. Hussein Malla / AP

Israeli-Gaza Conflict Sparks Worldwide Protests

Israeli-Gaza Conflict Sparks Worldwide Protests - NBC News.com A supporter of the Palestinian Communist group attends a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, as Lebanese riot policemen block a road that leads to the US embassy in Aukar, east of Beirut, Lebanon, on Sunday. Hussein Malla / AP

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