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What does MB stand for?

MB stands for Marine Barracks

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A lawsuit was filed in Manhattan recently by survivors of some of the 241 Marines killed in the 1983 bombing of the US Marine barracks in Beirut.
It was the deadliest single incident for the CIA since 1983, when eight agency employees were killed when Islamic militants bombed the US Marine barracks in Beirut, killing 241 Americans and 58 French.
We remember today the 241 American Marines, soldiers, and sailors who lost their lives 26 years ago as the result of a horrific terrorist attack that destroyed the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon," Obama said.
The US "tilted" towards Saddam Hussein's Iraq during the bloody eight-year war with Iran, confirming Khomeini in his view of America as the "Great Satan", hated too for its unstinting support of Israel, whose invasion of Lebanon in 1982 was followed by devastating Iranian-inspired attacks on the US marine barracks and US embassy in Beirut.
He was implicated in 1983 bombings of the US Embassy and Marine barracks in Beirut that killed more than 300 people, the 1985 hijacking of TWA flight in which an American Navy diver was killed and the kidnappings of numerous Americans in Lebanon.