Letters: Jun. 16, 1967

The New War

Sir: Little Israel's heroic performance against the might of five Arab nations (aided by a coat-holding U.S.S.R.) has done more than save its own life. It may have given a vegetating U.N. a new opportunity to act bravely instead of to browbeat. If the U.N. wants to be a peace-insuring body, it must have the means to commandeer a police force that could on short notice be stationed in any unstable region. This force would have to have the power to act forcibly to quell aggression and provocative actions early.


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