LEBANON: On the Border

For the third time in its history, the United Nations last week decided to set up a team of observers in the Middle East. This time, unlike Suez and Palestine, the question at issue was one of Arabs v. Arabs.

In Manhattan, Lebanon's scholarly Ambassador Charles Malik appealed to the Security Council for aid against the "indirect aggression" of the United Arab Republic of Syria and Egypt. U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge supported Malik, said it was clear that the United Arab Republic has been promoting "civil strife" in Lebanon, stressed that "this...

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