Not because of American pressure.
The king is dead. Does it matter?
Giving control to Ramallah won’t help.
A cultural gap not easily bridged.
And thus misjudged the threat of radical Islam.
Abdel Rahman was responsible for much of the last quarter-century of terrorism.
Or was he a double agent?
Seventy years of libels.
As told by the Israeli official who brought them there.
A secret 1977 trip to Cairo is involved.
While publicly feuding with Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, privately the USSR was preparing the ground for a war that began 40 years ago this week and. . .