Israel: A Poised Fist

In the foothills of Galilee, where Jesus once preached the glad tidings of redemption, Arab and Israeli gazed into each other's cannon. Both sides declared themselves willing to accept the proffered help of the United Nations in resolving the border disputes that have grown in recent weeks to dangerous levels. For the Israelis, however, trust must equally reside in Israel's highly mechanized and vigorous army, without which the 19-year-old nation might long since have been pushed into the sea. Last week Premier Levi Eshkol came under heavy pressure at home to unleash his...

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