ISRAEL: Terrorist on Trial

Whether because of youth or ignorance, Kozo Okamoto, 24, seemed not to comprehend last week the sober déja vu of his appearance before a military tribunal in a barracks near Tel Aviv. Okamoto stood before the three-officer court accused in the killing of 26 people and the wounding of 72 others in a terrorist attack at Tel Aviv's Lod International Airport in which his two accomplices were also killed (TIME, June 12). The circumstances, however —a stern tribunal, spartan courtroom, TV lights, well-frisked audience of international journalists—replayed the surroundings in which Adolf Eichmann stood trial eleven years ago. The major...

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