THE UNITED NATIONS Subdued Quarrel One after another, the world's painful little problems become items on the U.N. docket. But while all eyes last week were on the most conspicuous of these, the U.N. General Assembly was in no mood to pursue other quarrels too far. Example: the two-year-old Cyprus revolt. This time the defendant was Britain and the complaining witness Greek rather than Arab, but the speeches were quite clearly some that had been left over from the Algerian debate of two weeks ago.

The joust began with an assault on Britain...

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