In this April 13, 2011 photo, author Fred Burton, who wrote the book "Chasing Shadows," poses in Washington following an interview with The Associated Press. Israeli Col. Yosef Alon was mysteriously ... more 
In this April 13, 2011 photo, author Fred Burton, who wrote the book "Chasing Shadows," poses in Washington following an interview with The Associated Press. Israeli Col. Yosef Alon was mysteriously shot dead in the driveway of his home here in the summer of 1973, an assassination with few leads, disquieting circumstances and more than a hint of international intrigue. Fred Burton was a 16-year-old neighbor who says the killing of Alon, one of the Israeli Air Force's first fighter pilots, ruptured his sense of security in this quiet Washington suburb, propelling him into public service and a career as a police officer and State Department counterterrorism agent. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Walsh
Sat, May 21, 2011 2:57 PM EDT