Foreign News: An Arab Speaks

From an Arab leader, 2,500 miles across the desert from Casablanca where President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill were discussing policy, came a call last week for the extension of the Atlantic Charter* to the Arab world. Said the Emir Abdullah of Trans-Jordan:

"The Arabs have faith in the justice of the United Nations' cause. The United Nations are fighting Hitler, Mussolini and the Japanese because they resent tyranny, oppression, intolerance, regimentation, imperialism, and because they want the common folk to have freedom in all respects. But the United Nations are obviously not fighting this war to perpetuate . . . the...

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