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The Michigan DalIy
Vol. XCI, No. 44-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, July21, 1981 Ten Cents Sixteen Pages
Israeli jets hammer PLO

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP)-Israeli.
commandos raided southern Lebanon
yesterday and waves of Israeli jets
hammered guerrilla bases of Yasser
Arafat's Palestine Liberation
Organization. The PLO said it
retaliated by shelling northern Israeli
settlements.
Arafat, lashing out at Israeli Prime
Minister Menachem Begin, called him
a terrorist and said Palestinians and
Israel were in a state of war.
PRESIDENT Reagan decided
yesterday to defer shipment of 10 F-16s
to Israel pending further review,
Secretary of State Alexander Haig Jr.
announced in Montebello, Quebec,

Reagan to defer shipments
o F-1-6 jets to Israel
where Reagan is attending a seven- ministration was hopeful of a cease-
nation economic summit conference. fire.
Haig said the president made the "BEGIN AND his master in the
decision "essentially in the context of White House must remember that we
the overall climate in the Middle East." will not accept losing," Arafat said at a
He declined to describe the decision as Beirut news conference. "We are
either a "temporary or prolonged" human beings, too. They have to
delay. remember that the blood of our women
Earlier, Reagan's national security and children is precious, too."
adviser said in Montebello the ad- PLO and Lebanese authorities say

410 Palestinians and Lebanese have
been killed and 1,126 injured in 11 days
of warfare. The Palestinian news agen-
cy WAFA has said 95 percent of the vic-
tims were civilians.
Israel says five Israeli civilians have
been killed by Palestinian rockets since
hostilities flared anew July 10.
ISRAEL'S military command repor-
ted yesterday night that Palestinian
guerrillas began an intermittent
shelling of the Galilee panhandle
around 8 p.m., after 13 hours of quiet in
that area, and Israel returned the fire.
The United Nations peacekeeping
force in southern Lebanon said yester-
day that in overnight, barrages,
Palestinian guerrillas fired 205 rockets
and 475 artillery rounds into Israel and
At the Summit Con-
ference, President
Reagan also debated
U.S. high interest rates
with other world
leaders. See story,
Page 6.
an enclave in southern Lebanon held by
Israeli-backed Christian militias. It
said the Israelis and Christian
militiamen fired some 1,000 artillery,
mortar and tank shells.
Arab states pledged to help guerrillas
withstand Israel's heaviest offensive
since the 1978 invasion of southern
Lebanon. Arab League ministers said
they would meet Thursday in Tunis,
Tunisia, to decide on a response.
EARLIER, SAUDI Arabia's King
Khaled pledged $20 million to the PLO
and the same to Lebanese government
of President Elias Sarkis.
See REAGAN, Page 6

Nowma"
r Daily Photo by KIM HILL
Neither rain nor sleet.
These cars sitting in the parking lot of the city's main U.S. Post Office on Liberty St. may not move very far tomorrow if
the postal unions cannot hammer out an agreement with management. See story, Page 3.
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0 icial concurs: Spies on campus
By JOHN ADAM large number of Taiwanese students in American They have always been aware that there have been
Daily staff writer universities are on the payroll of foreign governmen- spies on campus," said Heise and added, "Chen knew
A University administrator has declared there are ts and that there is "no question here that there's a there was a risk and simply miscalculated."
ies here on the Ann Arbor campus working for pattern of spying." He said it is impossible for the University to
reign governments. Heise, the first University official to allege the prevent the spying. The University can't really ap-
"We know there are spies on campus," said the presence of foreign agents on campus, claimed that, propriately intervene since it is not a law enfor-
rector of the University's International Center, Jon in addition to Taiwanese agents there are also cement agency, said Heise.
eise. "Any student from Taiwan engaged in representatives present of the Korean, Iranian, and "I'M NOT CONDONING spying, but we are
litical activities runs risks." Libyan governments. politically powerless" to take any action and it is ap-
THE MYSTERIOUS death earlier this month of The agents are "almost always in the student propriately so, he said. International agencies, not
rmer University Ph.D student Chen Wen-chen has population," said Heise, and added that they are not affiliated with any political interests such as Am-
awn increasing speculation of whether secret the "cloak and dagger" type spies. nesty International, should be "very actively in-
wvernment agents are, in fact, reporting any
s rident activities of their countrymen hack to their MOST ARE legitimate students who are here to volved," he said.
vsrent. ict harde yo r theresentk to Cer study and spying is "a way to earn spending money," University President Harold Shapiro said yester-
wernment. Richard Cyert, the president of Car- said Heise. It's a side job, much like selling pot, he day the University's general counsel is going to look
gie-Mellon University, where Chen was a faculty said. "It depends what your morals are." at the issue of spying at a meeting this morning. He
ember before his death, has said he suspects a "Students from Taiwan have always been cautious. See OFFICIAL, Page 4

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