MIDDLE EAST: For Peace with Justice

Most U.N. members thought that justice was well served when the invading British and French forces were shooed out of Egypt. The case of the Israelis was less clear. They too had violated the Charter by attacking Egypt, and brought down on their heads the same clear-cut Assembly order to get out. But the Israelis refused to leave the Gaza Strip and the Egyptian gun positions on the Gulf of Aqaba without guarantees that the Egyptians would not again use the bases to raid and blockade them. The U.S. State Department, for...

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