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Obama Mourns Marines Killed in 1983 Beirut Attack

Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of the suicide bombing that killed 241 Americans at the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. A devastating truck-bomb explosion killed 220 Marines, 18 sailors and three soldiers - all part of a multinational force trying to end the Lebanese civil war - on October 23, 1983. U.S. President Barack Obama denounced the bombing, which has been attributed to Hezbollah, and mourned the terrorists' victims in a statement Wednesday. Obama said the ...

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