Middle East: Holy Terror

New killings and a crackdown

Sectarian murder, that tit-for-tat madness so familiar to residents of war-torn Lebanon, found a new venue last week in the streets of Israel and the occupied West Bank. In the Israeli port of Ashdod, 22 miles from Tel Aviv, an Arab grenade exploded on a crowded bus, killing three Israelis and wounding ten others. Responsibility for the action was claimed by the Black June terrorist group, a breakaway faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization based in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Only three days earlier, a bus carrying some 60 Palestinian laborers from their West Bank...

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