IRAK: Pro-British Betrothal

When Irak's lean King Feisal died last month (TIME, Sept. 18), he bequeathed to his son Ghazi a political juggling act: a circle of Moslem advisers nicely balanced between Anglophiles and Anglophobes. He bequeathed, too, his brother and personal adviser, that AH ibn Hussein who was King of the Hejaz for a year (1924-25) after his father Hussein abdicated and before Ibn Saud drove him out. Among the Arab clique; who stalk between the slender pillars of the King's Palace in Bagdad, Ali is rated an Anglophile. Against him are the Finance Minister,...

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