In November 1996, a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines jet crash landed in Indian Ocean waters near the Comoro Islands. Among the casualties were several American citizens.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, rogue states and international terrorist groups commenced efforts, which continue today, to acquire nuclear warheads and fissionable material from the successor nations.
Fredman, Jonathan M.
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