National Affairs: Old Flaw, New Crisis

As the New York mayoralty campaign turned into the home -stretch last week, the Republican candidate, Harold Riegelman, bolted off to Washington for a well heralded conference with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Candidate Riegelman, with an eye on New York's powerful Jewish vote, wanted to talk to Dulles about the U.S.'s cancellation of economic aid to Israel, which came after Israel had defied the order of the United Nations truce commission to stop work on a dam in a demilitarized zone on the Syrian border. Riegelman stayed with Dulles for an...

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