Letters: Jun. 9, 1967

War of Words

Sir: I read with consternation your piece describing the explosive situation in the Middle East [May 26].

The statement that the state of Israel has never seriously tried to make peace with the Arabs is absurd on its face in light of the repeated appeals by Prime Minister Levi Eshkol and by his predecessor, David Ben-Gurion, for a peace meeting between Israel and the Arab states, a meeting repeatedly rejected by Nasser and other Arab leaders.

You describe Jordan as one of Israel's "least aggressive neighbors." I was not aware that there...

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