Foreign News: Paralyzing Conscience

In a week when so many other men minced their words about the Western role in the Middle East, Tunisia's courageous President Bourguiba spoke out to the Tunis newspaper L'Action:

"The United States has its weaknesses and its faults. At least, it has a conscience; and its present bad conscience, in the undertaking in Lebanon, is the sign of this conscience. I will say more: in the end it is a weakness that paralyzes the United States.

"What needs to be said is that if the United States gives up all hope in the Middle East and Africa and resigns itself to pulling...

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