EGYPT: Lion's Might

Should the U. S. grant independence to the Philippine Islands and then, after six years, withdraw that boon, Filipinos could scarcely become more vexed than were Egyptians last week.

The Independent Kingdom of Egypt was proclaimed in 1922, supplanting the British Protectorate established when Egypt was snatched from Turkey by the Allies in 1914. Last week fat King Fuad, a placid puppet of Great Britain, signed two decrees. One suspended the Egyptian Chamber of Deputies and Senate for "three years, or longer if circumstances shall so require." The second decree suspended ''indefinitely"...

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