Canada: Fidel's Disciple

The hunt lasted three months. Combing through Quebec in search of the mysterious terrorists who were setting off bombs in public buildings and mailboxes, police checked out some 500 leads without making an arrest. But then came a hot tip, and the cops finally pounced. At week's end in Montreal's jails were 17 Front de Liberation Quebecois "suicide commandos," caught with the tools of their trade: cheap alarm clocks, wires, electrician's tape and sticks of dynamite.

Canadians expected the bombers to be violent French Canadian nationalists, the far out lunatic fringe of...

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