An Epidemic of Bombings

How did you spend your summer? It almost seemed, reading the bulletins, that terrorists of every persuasion around the globe could answer: Building bombs. The assassination bomb in Iran was but one in a worldwide flurry of terrorist attacks in the past fortnight directed at targets as diverse—and often as senseless—as the fanaticisms that triggered them. A bombing Baedeker:

Vienna, Aug. 29. Two Arab terrorists, wielding automatic weapons and hand grenades, assaulted worshipers outside the city's main synagogue. Two people were killed, 18 injured. The Palestine Liberation Organization denied responsibility and blamed the assault on a dissident faction based in Baghdad.

Paris, Aug....

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