Heading for a Showdown

Smith, William E.; McGeary, Johanna; Stewart, William
July 1983
Time;7/4/1983, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p36
The article offers information on the rebellion within the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), causing serious jeopardy on the future of Chairman Yasir Arafat. It states that Arafat attacked PLO military positions around the Bekaa Valley of eastern Lebanon. Then, the rebels stormed a convoy of twelve PLO vehicles in the western Syrian town of Homs, in an ambush aimed to kill or capture Arafat. It notes that the Syrian government expelled Arafat after the bloody fights.


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