World: A Voice of Extremism

BY far the most extreme of the fedayeen groups is the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), an outfit of perhaps 2,000 men that has taken credit for such spectaculars as the hijacking of one El Al airliner, the shooting up of two others, the bombing of the Tel Aviv central bus station and a Jerusalem supermarket, and the blowing up of the Aramco pipeline—its most recent exploit. It is led by left-leaning Dr. George Habash, 44, a Palestinian Arab from Lydda who long ago turned from medicine to the violent practice of Palestine politics. Last week, in a...

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