1. What compels the stay-behind members of the Palestinian Auxiliary Corps to shell the Lod Airport?
Although 12 years have passed, the stay-behinds are controlled by the Arab League and know they will be killed if they do not obey the command to shell the Lod airport. They are as much controlled as if they were active members of the army.
2. What compels Nuri Salameh to plant the bomb aboard the aircraft, although he believes it is "a great sin"?
Nuri Salameh knows that he would be killed "the moment he is approached" by Ahmed Rish and his men. His only tactic is to delay his own death as long as he possibly can by doing everything the terrorists have asked him to do.
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