Foreign News: Repugnant But Justified

Feeling their way along the 1,000-mile Spanish front for a soft spot to strike next, last week the Rightists struck Madrid. Taking advantage of the shift of thousands of Leftist Spain's best veteran troops to other more pressing areas, Rightist troops drove their way into Parque del Oeste, succeeded in momentarily scaring Leftist defenders of the University City salient.

In the East, Generalissimo Francisco Franco's forces, having reached the Mediterranean, widened the breach between the two parts of Leftist territory from 25 to 50 miles last week. To bolster the morale of his troops against advancing Rightists, General José Miaja, dictator...

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