GREAT BRITAIN: The Not Never Policy

On the day Governor Sir John Harding flew back to London to confer with the Eden government last week, his security forces announced the capture of 17 E.O.K.A. terrorists in a mountain sweep. The announcement was timed to support Sir John's report that the tough policy on Cyprus is starting to pay off. With sharp, soldierly precision, Harding told a closed-door meeting of 300 M.P.s at Westminster how it works: only when terrorism is stamped out will the "fertile vacuum" be created in which new, moderate Cypriot leaders will emerge.

Tories rose to their feet and applauded the doughty little...

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