World: MIDDLE EAST: THE FEDAYEEN REVISITED

DURING the day, the summer heat, well over 100°, shimmers oppressively over the Jordan Valley. Hardly anything moves. It is only at night that the valley comes to life, for night is the time of the fedayeen, the Arab guerrilla raiders who slip toward the river for another hit-and-run slash at Israel's defenses. "We live like roaches," a fedayeen commando said last week. "I do not like this sneak war. But it is the only way for us. There is no army to fight by our side."

Two years after the Six-Day War, the fedayeen...

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