Foreign News: NASSER: THE OTHER MAN

For four months Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser, basking in much of the world's indulgence, has played the role of a wronged man. But once Israel's invading armies leave his soil, it will be time to examine Nasser's own conduct, past and future, and take new measure of him. The world has known Gamal Abdel Nasser for only four years; few men have undergone more violent alternations of public reputation in shorter time.

Man to Admire. In the beginning, when Nasser's Free Officers overthrew corrupt and fat King Farouk, and shortly thereafter displaced Mohammed...

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