British Arrests Two Suspects in U.S. Embassy Bombings as U.S. Applies Sanctions Against Afghanistan for Hosting Bin Laden

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Sunday, August 1, 1999
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
8
333-334
Abstract: 

On July 11, 1999, British police arrested two men in London on a U.S. warrant charging them with conspiring with Osama bin Laden in the deadly bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania on August 7,1998. Meanwhile, the U.S. increased pressure against the Taliban in Afghanistan by imposing sacntions for giving sanctuary to Bin Laden... [more]