LEBANON: Sea Change

Lebanon's odd little sporadic war did not end last week, but some of the international tension over it abated. To the unconcealed chagrin of the Lebanese government, U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold returned from Beirut reporting "no foundation" to the government's charges of "mass infiltration" by the United Arab Republic and accordingly no need for a big U.N. police force to seal off Lebanon's frontiers, although the U.N. observers admitted that they had free access to only eleven of Lebanon's 172 miles of border with Syria. The U.S. Sixth Fleet stopped steaming off Lebanon's coast and sailed west to land...

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