Iran Used Hezbollah to Kill 241 U.S. Servicemen

July 2006
Human Events;7/24/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 25, p8
The article discusses the judicial opinion issued by U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth on the case Peterson versus the Islamic Republic of Iran. The opinion mandated Iran to pay damages to the families of U.S. servicemen who have been killed in a 1983 attack by Hezbollah on the U.S. Marine barracks at the Beirut airport in Lebanon. The opinion is based on evidences gathered by the court proving that Iran was behind the attack. It provides the testimony of deputy chief admiral James A. Lyons during the trial.


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