FOREIGN RELATIONS: End of an Incident

"In response to a request by the Icelandic government," the Defense Department last week removed Air Force Brigadier General Gilbert Pritchard from his job as boss of the U.S. forces in Iceland. Pritchard was relieved from duty after Thor Thors, Iceland's Ambassador to the U.S., called on the State Department to talk over the latest "incident" to rag sensitive Icelandic tempers. Ambassador Thors put it plainly: Icelanders were hopping mad because a U.S. sentry forced two of their people to lie on wet ground at the NATO Airbase in Keflavik while he...

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