MIDDLE EAST: Three Ways

Around the U.S., barbers, bus drivers and editorial writers were saying last week that Egypt's Nasser was getting too big for his boots. In a suitably classical reference, the New York Times demanded: "Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed that he is grown so great?" In characteristically unclassical American, the tabloid New York Daily News asked: "What has this little Hitler ever done to make himself noteworthy other than, in a kiddie-sized pet, dump rusty boats and assorted kitchen stoves into the Suez Canal?" The fact was that no happy...

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