FRANCE: The Final Phase

FRANCE The Final Phase Over a nationwide radio-television broadcast, French Premier Guy Mollet last week made public his long-awaited "declaration of intentions" toward revolt-torn Algeria. It was sadly anticlimactic. Mollet's intentions are almost identical to his intentions of a year ago: Algeria could have free elections once the rebels had agreed to a ceasefire, but she could not have independence. "This declaration," rasped an angry Arab spokesman, "contains no. new element and offers no opportunity for an eventual peaceful settlement."

As a matter of practical politics, harried Socialist...

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