Future dates and anniversaries can often be used as a reason why terrorist’s carryout attacks. The 361 Terrorist and Security Report are displaying these dates for people’s awareness.
02 Aug 1990 – Middle East: Operation Desert Storm (First Gulf War) began with Iraq.
02 Aug 2009 – Lebanon: Shafia al-Hout one of the founders of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) died in Beirut, Lebanon.
07 Aug 1998 – Africa: Two United States Embassies in Africa were bombed, one in Nairobi, Kenya and the other in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. They were attributed to al-Qaeda.
10 Aug 2006 – UK/US: Police disrupt plot to attack planes flying to United States, arrest more than 20; al-Qaeda believed to be responsible.
14 Aug 1947 – Pakistan: Pakistan gains independence from the United Kingdom on 27 Ramadan ul-Mubarik.
15 Aug 1947 – India: India gains independence from the British Government, United Kingdom.
15 Aug 1971 – Bahrain: Bahrain gains independence from the United Kingdom.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.