Italy: Fingering a Top Terrorist

Fingering a Top Terrorist

If you want to get in touch with Master Terrorist Abu Nidal, the number in Damascus is 774236. That jewel of information comes from Mahmud Ibrahim Khaled, sole survivor of the four-man team responsible for the massacre at Italy's Leonardo da Vinci Airport on Dec. 27, 1985. According to senior judicial sources in Rome, where Khaled is being held while awaiting trial, the 20-year-old terrorist feels that he has been betrayed by his comrades and is willing to tell all.

To establish his credibility, Khaled led police to Rome's Villa Glori park, where they found the spot under a tree at...