From Egypt, with Intense Suspicion

A suspect in the World Trade Center bombing is flown back to the U.S.

THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT KNEW IT WAS GOING TO face charges that it is in Uncle Sam's pocket. So it tried to pretend that Mahmud Abohalima asked voluntarily to go back to the U.S. In fact he was arrested by Egyptian security forces in a town near Alexandria and flown back last Wednesday to the U.S., which he had fled shortly after the Feb. 26 World Trade Center bombing. A 12-car motorcade whisked him from an upstate New York airport to Manhattan, where he was arraigned for allegedly aiding and abetting the bombing. Abohalima, a former New York City-area taxi driver, pleaded...

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