Africa
4:13 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Embassy Attacks In Africa Permanently Changed U.S. Diplomacy

Originally published on Wed August 7, 2013 4:48 pm

Fifteen years ago, al-Qaida militants bombed U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The anniversary comes days after the U.S. government shut down diplomatic missions in various nations as part of a heightened security alert. The missions in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam remain open but a fire at Kenya's international airport heightened concerns over renewed attacks.