Skip to comments.Hizballah Recidivism ( Terrorist Ali Hamadi )
Posted on 09/13/2006 9:45:39 PM PDT by george76
Hizballah terrorist Mohammed Ali Hamadi, convicted in Germany of murdering US Navy diver Robert Dean Stethem aboard a hijacked airplane but freed last December in a probable ransom exchange for German hostage Susanne Osthoff (Germany denies this, of course), has rejoined Hizballah.
Imagine my surprise.
(Excerpt) Read more at littlegreenfootballs.com ...
In June 1985, Hamadi was one of four Islamic militants who commandeered TWA Flight 847 en route from Athens to Rome and hijacked it to Beirut. The ensuing hostage ordeal lasted 17 days, with the plane shuttling among various Mediterranean airports.
On the second day of the hijacking, Hamadi and his accomplices learned that U.S. Navy diver Robert Dean Stethem was on board. Hamadi and his co-conspirators beat Stethem unconscious, then shot him to death and dumped his body on the tarmac of the Beirut airport.
Hamadi's alleged accomplices Hassan Izz-Al-Din, Ali Atwa and Imad Mughniyeh were never captured.
Mughniyeh is also believed to be responsible for the 1983 barracks bombing that killed 241 U.S. Marines in Lebanon and for the 1984 torture and murder of William Buckley, the CIA Station Chief in Beirut.
Now that he's out, we can take him out.
Why does terrorism have to be one sided? I'd recommend a little more accuracy and less mayhem of innocents than shown by the other side; but why not start terrorizing known subjects by blowing them up now and then?
I sure wish I had that Second City picture: "He blew up real good!"
Why was his plane allowed to fly back. Reagan would have diverted the plane and they would have captured him. Never mind the currupt Germans.
Another reason why the anti-death penalty crowd is wrong!
I'm sure the european liberal press is all over this story.
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