A HIT GONE WRONG

ISRAEL TRIES TO WHACK A HAMAS LEADER BUT WINDS UP THE LOSER

When the whole astonishing affair began, Khaled Meshal didn't even realize he'd been targeted. The Jordanian-based political chief of the radical Palestinian group Hamas was walking from his car to his office in Amman when two pedestrians passed close by. Meshal's driver and bodyguard, Mohammed Abu Saif, though, saw one of the men put some kind of device wrapped in cloth up to Meshal's head. And so Abu Saif jumped into the car, caught up to the two and fought them viciously until a passing police patrol arrested all three. The driver's story seemed so unlikely--Meshal appeared to be unharmed--that at...

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