MALAYA: Jungle Hunt

Were he a less determined man. Prime Minister Tengku (Prince) Abdul Rahman might well be tempted, after less than one year as head of the new Federation of Malaya, to feel a trifle complacent about the sorry state of the once formidable Communist jungle rebels who for so long terrorized his land. Today, more than half of Malaya's 50,000 square miles have been officially declared "white," i.e., free of all terrorists. Less than 1,000 Communists are still active, mostly in the southern state of Johore and the central state of Perak. For...

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