THE MIDDLE EAST: Technically Friendly Enemy

"We welcome in him an enemy in the clothing of a friend," said a Cairo newspaper. Since Egyptian energies are currently devoted not to welcoming Britons but to booting them off Egyptian soil, the welcome visitor was an exception, but an understandable one. His name: Aneurin Bevan.

With his bustling wife, Jennie Lee (who is a Bevanite M.P.), Nye Bevan dropped into Cairo by Comet jetliner last week for a quick look at the archeological and political sights of Egypt. Technically, it was just a stopover—the Bevans were on their way to Egypt's...

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