Example sentences for: ambush

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  • See, e.g., CIA briefing materials, CTC UBL Update:"Must Do Some Fundamental Rethinking,"July 20, 1999 (Afghan assets are not capable of mounting a UBL capture operation or ambush); CIA briefing materials, CTC UBL Update:"Problems with Capturing UBL,"Aug.

  • In early August, the tribals reported an attempt to ambush Bin Ladin's convoy as he traveled on the road between Kabul and Kandahar city- their first such reported interdiction attempt in more than a year and a half.

  • For ambush attempts, see Joint Inquiry report (classified version), pp. 312-313; CIA memo, "Status of the Bin Ladin Capture Operation,"Sept.

  • Both the NYT and USAT Clinton-on-Rwanda pieces note a political factor that at the time inhibited U.S. action, but which Clinton didn't mention: Public support for U.S. involvement in peacekeeping missions evaporated just prior to the Rwanda situation when 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Somalia.

  • Senior CIA officials doubted whether any of these ambush attempts had actually occurred.


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