USS Cole attack

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Date11:18 12 October 2000
Interest ofJohn O'Neill
DescriptionSupposed "terrorist attack", attributed to Al Qaeda. Possibly a false flag.

The USS Cole attack happened on the morning of 12 October 2000. Some commentators have suggested that it was a false flag. John O'Neill was intereted in the attack, and was denied a visa to go to Yemen by the United States Ambassador to Yemen Barbara Bodine.[1]

Official narrative

A small fiberglass boat carrying explosives and two suicide bombers approached the port side of the destroyer and detonated a bomb. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility.

Follow up

United States Ambassador to Yemen Barbara Bodine obstructed the investigation by senior FBI counter-terrorist, John O'Neill, by denying him a visa to reenter the country.[1][2] O'Neill was later murdered on September 11, 2001.

Alternative theories

Joe Vialls and several other commentators have suggested that attack was a false flag. Several writers have blamed Israel for the attack,[3] some suggesting that the ship was hit by a missile from a submarine.[4][5][6][7]

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