Terrorism: Black September in August?

A deadly Palestinian attack force may be coming back to life

His plans had been made for weeks. Returning from his meeting with President Reagan in Washington, Egypt's President Anwar Sadat intended to visit Salzburg, one of his favorite cities. But suddenly last week, with no explanation, he canceled his trip. Four days before, a Palestinian guerrilla named Mohammed Daoud Mohammed Auda was shot while sitting in a Warsaw hotel café, but survived. The two incidents reflected the violent and convoluted world of the terrorist, where motives are often murky and alliances shift rapidly. Indeed, intelligence experts believe that the...

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