MIDDLE EAST: The Army of Peace

Thirteen months ago, a hastily assembled body of some 6,000 men of ten different nationalities was rushed into place between the armies of Egypt and Israel. Thirteen months later, the United Nations Emergency Force, the world's first international police force, was still there, and almost forgotten by the outside world. It was forgotten because it had done its job: UNEF had kept the peace. Last week, U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold flew out to inspect the force he created.

Spouting Snow. Among the dunes and date palms of the Gaza Strip, he called...

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