TERRORISM: Fatal Error

In agony and outrage over the murder of its athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, the Israeli government organized a 15-man group of killers to liquidate the leadership of Black September. As Prime Minister Golda Meir bluntly announced: "We would do all we could to strike at the terrorist organizations and their bases wherever we could reach them." In a series of chillingly executed missions, the counter-terror squad has since gunned down at least 13 Arab conspirators in such cities as Paris, Rome, London, Stockholm and Beirut. The team has also aborted,...