On this day in 1983, a suicide bomber rammed through the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, in a Chevrolet pickup truck and detonated his payload of roughly 2000 pounds of explosives.
On this day in 2008 a powerful car bomb killed one of Lebanon’s top terrorism investigators and three other people in eastern Beirut
On this day in December 2009 a car bomb believed to have been set by Hizballah killed two members of Hamas in Beirut.
A suicide bomber linked to an Iranian Shiite terrorist group drove a vehicle into the Iraqi Embassy in Beirut, killing dozens including the Lebanese Ambassador to Baghdad.
The explosion yesterday in Beirut sure looks like a terrorist attack. All indications point to this being an accident. What does this say about our reaction to events of this nature?