FRANCE: From the Outside

Unlike Anthony Eden, France's Socialist Premier Guy Mollet had to answer no cries of national conscience over the Suez landings. For Mollet there was no Archbishop of Canterbury reading lessons in simple Christian morals or Labor opposition demanding his head: the French Assembly, except for the Communists and Poujadists, was united behind his invasion of Egypt.

His real pressures came from outside: from U.S. Ambassador Douglas Dillon calling three times during the week to urge the Premier to heed President Eisenhower's advice for a ceasefire. And they came from Anthony Eden, who...

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