TERRORISM: Europe's Black September

EUROPEANS last week were only too well aware that they were now in the front lines of a new war of terror between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel's intelligence service warned that Black September—the Arab terrorist group responsible for the murder of eleven Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich—planned at least ten new operations in the Middle East and Europe. In Brussels, SHAPE headquarters similarly told Europeans to expect more terror. What could be done about it? Not much; the enemy was within.

West Germany's attempts last week to guard against...

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