Foreign News: Free Passage?

I hope foreigners will realize, said one Israeli spokesman with an angry gesture toward the steamer lying at anchor in Haifa harbor, "that what Nasser did to the Panaghia today, he can do to British and American ships tomorrow." To the people of Israel at least, the 550-ton Greek freighter was floating proof that Egypt's Nasser, as master of the Suez Canal, could not be counted on to keep his promise not to interfere with the free passage of shipping. The Panaghia itself was not the only vessel to find its way barred as...

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