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  • WOODWARD: But that -- that 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro was a big deal at the time.

    CNN Transcript Apr 16, 2003

  • He also provided sanctuary to Abu Abbas , the Palestinian terrorist who led the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro and the killing of an American passenger; and to Abu Nidal , who had killed a number of civilians in attacks on El Al ticket counters at airports in Rome and Vienna.

    Dick Cheney's Wars: The Former Vice President on 9/11, Iraq and the Future

  • Or the 1985 capture of the cruise ship Achille Lauro by a splinter group of Palestinian terrorists, whom the United States government expressly declared as "pirates."

    D.R. Burgess: Somali Piracy: Send in the Marines...Then the Lawyers

  • Long before that day, radical, freedom-hating terrorists declared war on America and on the civilized world: the attack on the Marine barracks in Lebanon in 1983, the hijacking of the Achille Lauro in 1985, the rise of al-Qaida and the bombing of the World Trade Center in

    Rhetorical Figures in Sound: Enumeratio

  • The hijacking of the Achille Lauro, during which the hijackers killed an elderly, wheelchair-bound Jewish-American man -- Leon Klinghoffer -- and then threw his body into the sea, ranked as one of the most ignominious acts ever committed by Palestinians.

    Josh Ruebner: Justice for All? A Tale of Two Victims: Leon Klinghoffer and Furkan Dogan.

  • Embassy and Marine barracks in Beirut and the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro, the cases made him the Justice Department's de facto lead terrorism prosecutor.

    At courthouse, Washington legal community mourns Lawrence Barcella

  • A week later, most likely in reprisal, six PLF hijackers seized a cruise ship, the Achille Lauro, and dumped Leon Klinghoffer, a Jewish wheelchair-bound passenger, overboard into the warm waters of the Mediterranean.


  • Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 5. In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70 year-old

    Common_Cents’s blog - RedState

  • Who will ever forget that Germany chose to release the Black September terrorists who killed the 11 Israeli athletes at Munich or that Italy granted Youssef Majed al-Molqi, convicted of killing Leon Klinghoffer aboard the Achille Lauro and sentenced to 30 years, a 12-day furlough which he used to flee to Spain, where he was recaptured and extradited back to Italy and then released 2009 this year 'on good behavior.'

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Bar Kaddafi From Entering the U.S.

  • Through her eyes, we experience the media frenzy surrounding the hijacking of TWA flight #847 and the Italian cruise ship, the Achille Lauro.

    Ellen Susman: Death and Taxes and Danger Pay


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