Jordan: Postscript to Terror

Only a few top officials knew the mission of the Royal Air Force Comet that took off from a base in England last week and streaked through the night toward the Continent. Aboard the plane was Leila Khaled, 24, the Palestinian guerrilla who attempted to skyjack an El Al airliner over Britain last month. Her mission failed and a male companion was killed, but three other planes were skyjacked by guerrillas that day and their crews and passengers taken hostage. Now, in a strange postscript to terror, the last of those hostages were being exchanged for Leila and six...