MIDDLE EAST: Man's Job

Still raging at the assassination of their Prime Minister, which they blame on Nasser's "hirelings," the Jordanian authorities at first were prepared to deal harshly with the pilot of the U.A.R. jet who swooped helplessly down to an emergency bellylanding near Amman after reconnoitering along Jordan's frontier. But the Syrian lad who climbed out of the cockpit seemed too young to be shot, too honest and helpful even to punish severely. Instead, the Jordanians decided that Lieut. Adnan Madani, 24, would make a useful propaganda weapon to embarrass Gamal Abdel Nasser. By...

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