Foreign News: Abating the Hate

The guns fell quiet around Gaza last week; it was now diplomacy's turn to ease the Middle East's hottest border fight.

Just one border shooting broke the silence and the Israelis hastened to apologize for that. In this atmosphere the U.N. Security Council, called into special session in Manhattan after an appeal from the UN truce chief. Major General Edson L.M. Burns of Canada, found itself in rare-unanimity. By vote of 11 to 0 (the U.S. and Russia both voting aye), the council called on Israel and Egypt to work out something with General Burns "forthwith," and endorsed his idea of creating...

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