The Iranian revolution. American hostages in Iran. Hezbollah takes hostages in Lebanon. Terrorists bomb an American marine compound in Beirut. Hamas conducts a terror campaign in the West Bank and Gaza. Ayatollah Khomeini sentences Salman Rushdie to death for his novel The Satanic Verses. Terrorists bomb the World Trade Center.
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