The Daily Mail offers a piece on Vice President Pence’s comments about the Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut in 1983.
US Vice President Mike Pence described the 1983 bombing of a Marine Corps barracks in Beirut as the opening shots of the "war of terror" Monday, as he issued fresh warnings to Iran and Hezbollah.
Speaking during a ceremony at another building used to house Marines in Washington, Pence berated Tehran and framed the attack that killed 241 Americans as part of a series of outrages that included 9/11.
"Thirty-four years ago today, America was thrust into war with an enemy unlike any we had ever faced," said Pence -- who is the father and brother of US Marines.
"The Beirut barracks bombing was the opening salvo in a war that we have waged ever since -- the global war on terror," he said.
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