Algeria: Terror Without End

The eagerly awaited broadcast of the Secret Army Organization came on after its usual theme, a few opening bars of a twist tune. The announcer warned that "the coming week will be primordial, decisive, for us Algerians." He hinted broadly that secret talks were under way between the S.A.O. and the Moslem F.L.N., and promised soon to be able to "definitely tell you whether to stay in this country or to leave it."

The S.A.O. made no secret of its demands: 1) recognition as the legitimate representative of the 1,000,000 European population, 2)...

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