Foreign News: The Atom & the Potato

Little as he may have sought the distinction, no man in recent years has done so much to stimulate European progress as Gamal Abdel Nasser. Living luxuriously on the memory of the day when Britain and Western Europe between them produced three-quarters of the world's industrial energy, most Europeans complacently accepted the fact that Britain must import 12% of her total energy requirements and Western Europe nearly a quarter. But when Egypt's Nasser seized the Suez, he forced all Europe to face up to the significance of these imports: Europe had lost her...

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