How close to victory were the Arab peoples in the 1970s

How close to victory were the Arab peoples in the 1970s?

2.1 - Terrorism: Hijackings, 1970

The Dawson’s Field Hijackings, 1970

  • Four planes heading for New York City and one for London were hijacked by the terrorist organisation Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
  • The non- Jewish passengers on the planes were released by the terrorists, but they refused to release the Jewish passengers.
  • The hijackers demanded the release of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails.
  • The US Pr...

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