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SUEZ: Putting the Question

The London conference on the Suez Canal, which began in angry futility, ended with a far greater sense of agreement than anyone expected, and with so reasonable a case that Egypt's Dictator Gamal Abdel Nasser found it hard to denounce out of hand. The agreement and the moderation were personal triumphs for the U.S.'s John Foster Dulles. As he winged home to Washington, his performance was acclaimed by European diplomats who hitherto have been able to contain their admiration for the Secretary. He had set an unfailingly conciliatory tone, in contrast to...

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