A solution for the political and military vagaries in North Africa probably was in the making last week. It was needed.
Plot & Promise. General Henri Giraud last week dredged up a plot to usurp power and install the youthful Pretender, the Comte de Paris, as head of a North African kingdom. One guess was that the Comte would be shipped back to his pig farm in Tangier.
Rebuffs to both collaborationists and royalist plotters conceivably would pave the way for rapprochement between Giraud and the Fighting French of General
Charles de Gaulle. Last week...