TERROR ON FLIGHT 800: WHO WISHES US ILL?

THE CIA IS CASTING A WIDE NET FOR THOSE WHO HATE AMERICA, INCLUDING GROUPS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

In the mind of every official or politician called upon to conduct a TWA-related press conference last week loomed the memory of the Oklahoma City bombing. The outcry against Muslims and Arabs initially kindled by that atrocity was swiftly silenced by the disclosure that the real culprits were Americans conducting a holy war of their own. And so when it came to pointing a finger at possible suspects last week, U.S. authorities recommended, in Bill Clinton's words, "keeping an open mind." Outside the public spotlight, however, it was a different story. The CIA immediately fired off secret cables to its foreign...

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