THE NATIONS: Anger & Dismay

Of all the allies of Britain and France—their NATO partners, Britain's Commonwealth members, the fellow members of Britain's Baghdad Pact—only Australia and New Zealand stood by their side in the U.N. Assembly.

Canada, torn by its historic loyalty to Britain, and its utter ignorance of just what Britain was doing, decided not to condemn Britain and France publicly. But it was miffed by having been kept in the dark by Eden. Not until two days after Israel's invasion did Canada suspend a scheduled delivery of 24 Sabre jets to Israel. External Affairs Chief Lester...

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