So what about the colossal intelligence failure of 9/11—how could the CIA not have known an attack was imminent?
Was this deliberate strategy, to attack children who were even more defenseless than the average child?
The ad's content has also raised hackles among some ob-gyns, who see it as an attack on medical expertise.
He said that the attack was meant to punish the navy for having refused to release the imprisoned al Qaeda operatives.
With 15 arrested near the scene of the attack for alleged questioning, students are paying an immediate price.
And yet on the third day after the attack the town had fallen!
They had no doubt that the cheers were the signal for the attack.
Kars, attack on, 332;march of the wounded prisoners from, 333.
A land force was sent to attack the stronghold from the hills.
Besides, what of the traitor who induced the tribesmen to attack us?
c.1600, from French attaquer (16c.), from Florentine Italian attaccare (battaglia) "join (battle)," thus the word is a doublet of attach, which was used 15c.-17c. also in the sense now reserved to attack. Related: Attacked; attacking.
1660s, from attack (v.). Cf. Middle English attach "a seizure or attack" (of fever), late 14c.
attack at·tack (ə-tāk')
An episode or onset of a disease, often sudden in nature.