FRANCE: Guilty & Proud

Few accusations of modern diplomatic history have been greeted with more outraged and indignant official snorts and denials than the charge that Britain, France and Israel conspired and colluded to invade Egypt and take over Suez last October (TIME, Nov. 12). In Britain, the guilty soul-searching that went on after the attack on Suez—and still continues—led, together with his ill health, to Sir Anthony Eden's resignation. But even those Britons who most roundly denounced the Suez invasion were still for the most part serenely convinced that Britain had most certainly not been...

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