The Road From Damascus

While the leaders of the seven major industrial democracies were weighing in with a pointed denunciation of state-authorized terrorism--particul arly Libyan terrorism--evidence was mounting last week that another Middle Eastern nation had recently sponsored a series of wellpublicized terror attacks.

The bombs in these cases were thought to be made in Damascus. From the Syrian capital they were transported to the Syrian embassies in East Berlin and London. Their alleged targets: the German-Arab Friendship Society in West Berlin (blown up on March 29), an El Al jet en route from London to Tel Aviv with 360 aboard (saved by an alert...

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