Letters, Aug. 11, 1958

The Middle East

Sir:

Isn't it ironic to note that today's Middle East crisis revolves around the area of the Garden of Eden—the Biblical birthplace of mankind? As present situations indicate, this very same spot could be the beginning of the end of mankind.

JOEL D. ALTMAN North Attleboro, Mass.

Sir:

The events in the Middle East prove once more that the foreign policy of Secretary Dulles can best be characterized by the formula: playing both ends against the muddle.

FELIX ANSELM Evanston, Ill.

Sir:

While her father (Nuri asSaid) arranged a good marriage (with the...

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