October 2000 - The Grim Anniversary
By Gordonskene October 7, 2010 4:26 pm
Ten years ago this month we began what would become our decade long odyssey in Afghanistan. Triggered by the suicide bombing of the USS Cole while refueling in Yemen, most suspicions of the mastermind looked in the direction of Afghanistan, the known hiding place of Osama bin Laden. And there was the election going on which grabbed the headlines, not to mention renewed violence in Gaza.