Bill Sykes' Newsletter
An ex-Brit gives his views-(without fear
or favor)---of the American Scene
The Mysterious Killing of Three Americans.
Scenario: A convoy of several cars, apparently carrying
American personnel, (accompanied by a Palestinian police
escort), pass through an Israeli checkpoint on their
way to the Gaza Strip. After passing through the Palestinian
checkpoint the convoy of cars comes under fire from unknown
assailants, which kills three of the Americans travelling
in the motorcade.
Questions: Who were the three Americans that were killed, and what were they
doing crossing into the Gaza Strip, and what is of more importance what was
After investigating the incident, I found that the
three Americans (?) killed, were private guards employed
by Dyn Corp a military contractor located in Reston,
(wherever that may be), who's job it is to protect United
States Embassy personnel when they travel in the West
Bank and the Gaza Strip.
The three Americans were killed when a bomb exploded under their silver Chevrolet
Suburban, (which had white unmarked diplomatic plates, which are routinely
used by United States Diplomats), after it had cleared the Israeli checkpoint
and passed through the Palestinian security police checkpoint on the Gaza
side of the Erez crossing.
On Thursday the 16 th of October 2003, a few days after
the incident, Palestinian security police arrested several
members of a small radical group identified as members
of the, "Popular Resistance Committee", a breakaway
organization led by Jamal Abu Samhadana, which previously
had been aligned with Yasser Arafat's Fatah political
All the major Palestinian political militant
groups---including Islamic Jihad, the al-Aqsa Martyrs
Brigade, and Hamas, denied responsibility for or involvement
in the attack.
The question still arises who were the
diplomats and what was their mission? Obviously we will
never know the complete truth, as this appears to be
a closely guarded secret.
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