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April Today in Terrorism

April 18, 1983: Suicide car bombing at U.S. embassy in Beirut

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.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 26, 2008: Car bombing in Beirut

On this day in 2008 a powerful car bomb killed one of Lebanon’s top terrorism investigators and three other people in eastern Beirut

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December Today in Terrorism

December 26, 2009: Car bombing in Beirut

On this day in December 2009 a car bomb believed to have been set by Hizballah killed two members of Hamas in Beirut.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 15, 1981: Truck bombing 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.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Nancy Yammout: Talking to terrorists in Lebanese prisons

What do we do once we try and incarcerate terrorists? Phil Gurski talks to Nancy Yammout, a Lebanese woman who goes into prisons to see how she can make a difference.

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Quick Hits Video

Beirut explosion: When is a terrorist attack not a terrorist attack?

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?

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Perspectives

Rescue Me – Crime Prevention

Rescue me, founded in 2011, is a non-profit organization established by two sisters as a means of crime prevention and countering violent extremism.

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Today in Terrorism

January 15, 2008 | Explosion targeting US personnel in Lebanon

On this day in 2008 a bomb exploded next to a US Embassy vehicle on a coastal road in Beirut, killing at least three motorists.