CNN has a timeline of past attacks on Egyptian tourist spots. I know that at least one of these attacks was targeted towards Israel.
It seems that the terrorists have been at it for a long time.
I was never really aware of terrorism before. Sometimes in movies the bad guy would be a terrorist, but I was never as worried about them as I was about a hostile nation. Somehow, I thought that terrorists really couldn’t accomplish much, that they were just free agents running around doing their thing, and that their efforts were small and not worth worrying about.
But now I’m better aware of what their efforts can accomplish. More than that, it’s become quite obvious that they sure are hard to stamp out. At least with an enemy nation, we know where to find the bad guys…