Foreign News: Danger in the Jungle

Britain's bombers over Cairo made the really shocking surprise of the week: Russia's conduct in Hungary was more cruel because bigger in the totals of human slaughter, but it was, after all, in character for Communists. Israel could claim the need to break the menacing circle of declared enemies. France had emotional and strategic reasons for crushing Nasser, to get at the source of supply of the Arab rebels in French North Africa. As for Britain, its justification for aggression against Egypt had to be that a quick war could bring the kind of Middle East solution that diplomacy...

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