MIDDLE EAST: Revolt in Baghdad

In the hot and restless Middle East, death alone is the one swift, sure way to bring change. Disaster struck there this week in classic fashion: an army coup, mobs in the streets, hired assassins, overthrow of the legitimate government. Death and revolution struck on a Monday morning in Iraq. Down went the pro-Western government of Nuri asSaid, and of his young British-educated monarch, King Feisal. The military junta that seized control of Baghdad proclaimed Iraq now a republic, and got off an exultant message of comradeship to Egypt's Dictator Gamal Abdel...

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