MIDDLE EAST: Plain Talk

The Eisenhower Administration has proclaimed a policy of "impartial friendship" in the bitter, and sometimes bloody, quarrel between Israel and her Arab neighbors. Just how impartial that policy is, and how frank a friend can be, could be measured last week by a little-reported but significant statement of official U.S. attitudes. The statement came from Henry A. Byroade, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs, and it had the prior approval of John Foster Dulles. Speaking in Ohio, before members of the Dayton World Affairs Council, West Pointer Byroade had some plain-spoken advice on...

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