Middle East: Terror from Inside

The Israelis have taken some measure of satisfaction from the seeming failure by Arab fedayeen commandos to enlist the Arabs of the occupied territories in their cause. Last week that illusion was abruptly shattered. Security forces rounded up 85 Arabs and accused them of having set off a blast in a Jerusalem supermarket last month that killed two shoppers. The Israelis also bulldozed their homes, where massive amounts of explosives were found. The suspects included an Arab Anglican clergyman, who, according to the Israelis, acted as a courier for orders and relayed explosives provided by the Egyptian embassy in Amman.


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