National Affairs: CLARIFICATION on NORTH AFRICA

Not since the end of World War II had the U.S.-French alliance been so troubled as in recent weeks. As France suffered one reverse after another in North Africa, many Frenchmen came to believe that the U.S. was indifferent to the decay of the French empire, and even regarded with complacence the possibility of French eviction from Algeria, a part of metropolitan France since 1848. To counter the rising tide of anti-Americanism in France, a clarification of the U.S. position on North Africa was long overdue. Last week, in a Paris speech approved in...

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