NORTH AFRICA: The Old Order Changes

The worldwide postwar revolt against colonialism last week licked at the foundations of the French empire in North Africa. In Morocco, where the French conquest was not completed until the Riffs were put down in 1926. arson, shootings and bombing killed scores and wounded hundreds. In Tunisia, where French paratroopers are engaged against nationalist guerrillas, French Premier Mendès-France was trying to head off revolt with a belated promise of home rule. Evenin Algeria, a part of metropolitan France and the home of 1,000,000 Frenchmen, the Arab population (8,000,000) is rumbling with...

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