West Germany: Under the Moral Sword

West Germany's Mideast muddle unhappily reminded its citizens of just how fickle is the good will they have worked so hard to accumulate since World War II. Declared Britain's Central Jewish Organization last week: "A German government which 20 years after Hitler is prepared without shame to sacrifice the vital needs of Israel will be condemned by all men of good will."

In New York, three sizable U.S. textile companies canceled contracts with West German suppliers in protest. "Once again, as we did in 1914 and 1933, we warn the world that the German bell tolls again," announced the Jewish...

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