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Wed August 7, 2013
Embassy Attacks In Africa Permanently Changed U.S. Diplomacy
Originally published on Wed August 7, 2013 5:48 pm
Fifteen years ago, al-Qaida militants bombed U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The anniversary comes days after the U.S. government shut down diplomatic missions in various nations as part of a heightened security alert. The missions in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam remain open but a fire at Kenya's international airport heightened concerns over renewed attacks.