FRANCE: Shambles

Even Frenchmen who are tolerant of governmental didoes were disgusted. The nation's top military officer was openly urging sabotage of the Premier's policies, the Defense Minister was defiantly declaring disagreement with the Premier's decisions, army officers and ministers were flouting the Premier's instructions.

The issue was Premier Edgar Faure's desperate attempt to provide a policy for rebellious Morocco. Two weeks ago, his Cabinet had announced agreement on a program of which the chief features were removal of Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Moulay Arafa and his replacement by a three-man regency council....

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