Daily Beast Warned About IED Bombs Back in July


ied-bombSome of the deadliest weapons in Iraq and Afghanistan-improvised explosive devices, or IEDs-are heading to U.S. shores, The Daily Beast warned back in July, some nine months before Monday’s attack in Boston.

In Iraq and Afghanistan, the Beast reported, homemade, low-tech bombs, often hidden along roadsides, have been some of the deadliest threats to United States soldiers. In Afghanistan alone, these improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, were responsible for 1,290 of the 2,477 U.S. and coalition casualties since 2001, according to iCasualties.org, which tracks troop deaths.

Read the full report from July here.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Oh, please. I was working for the Defense Department on 9/11, and warned about IEDs coming to the US the next day.

    The wonder is this didn’t happen until now (except that it did – several times).

    More media hysteria.