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Reader comment on item: CAIR Founded by "Islamic Terrorists"?
in response to reader comment: If Islam law is applied in USA, what can happen?

Submitted by Gloria (United States), Jul 31, 2005 at 12:22

Actually, the first suicide bombing in the modern age was committed by Hezbollah in Beirut in 1983. Using a truck bomb, they blew up a military barracks killing 241 U.S. Marines and 59 French paratroopers -- a U.N. peacekeeping force. The result was that the French left Lebanon almost immediately and the U.S. followed about four months later.

The Tamil Tigers saw the success of sucide bombing and said it was good. They have been using Hezbollah's initiative ever since.

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