ISRAEL: Massacre at Kibya

The sullen enmity between infant Israel and its Arab neighbors, long acknowledged and long passed over by Western diplomacy, erupted last week with a violence that could no longer be ignored.

At 9:30 one night, most of the people were just going to bed in the Jordanian village of Kibya, 20 miles northwest' of Jerusalem, and a mile and a half beyond the Israeli frontier. A light still burned in the village coffeehouse, where a few late gossipers were preparing to depart; on this quiet night, as usual, everyone put his trust in the U.N. "truce" and 30 skimpily armed...

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