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Memories in Free Fall During the Holiday Season

Dec 21, 2017 | 09:15 GMT
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Some cases you never forget, while others blend into one long line of tragedy. For me, the 1980s were a blur of travel, endless threats, carnage and terrorist attacks as I dealt with the likes of the Abu Nidal Organization, Hezbollah, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Irish Republican Army. But one particular run-in with state-sponsored terrorism was so extreme and violent -- not to mention personal -- that the case has stuck out clearly in my mind for decades. And each December, on the anniversary of the event, I remember it vividly....

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