Afghanistan Timeline

  • training camp

    1998 some of the cruise missiles launched against the Zawar Kili training camp in Khost, attempt to kill Osama bin Laden had been fired from Cole
  • World Trade Center

    1993 there was a rental van packed with explosives that had been detonated beneath the World Trade Center
  • couldnt find the actualy date but found the year

    The Americans considered a retaliatory missile attack against the al-Qaeda leader, similar to the strike on Zawar Kili in 1998, but eventually scrapped the plan because they weren’t sure where he was & they didn’t want to be embarrassed by another failure.
  • Arabian Peninsula

    USS Cole a billion dollar, 505-foot-long guided missile destroyer arrived in the Yemen port of Aden on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula to top off its fuel tanks at an offshore buoy.
  • 9/11

    according to the 9/11 Commission Report, the operation had been supervised directly by bin Laden. He chose the target and location of the attack, selected the suicide operatives, and provided the money needed to purchase the explosives and equipment.