United Nations: Anger in the Council

Adlai Stevenson had not been so angry in the U.N. since last year's Cuban crisis. "This reprehensible act of murder," he said before the Security Council, "deserves the strongest condemnation. Outrages of this kind cannot pass without the stern disapproval of the international community."

Stevenson was referring to a bloody flare-up on the Israeli-Syrian frontier touched off, Israel charged, when ten Syrian soldiers sneaked across the Jordan River and the demilitarized zone and machine-gunned two 19-year-old farmers irrigating a kibbutz field north of the Sea of Galilee. The Syrians denied the killings, accused Israel of sending 15 armored cars...

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