Algeria: The Europeans Must Leave

The solution of the tortured "Algerian problem" has always largely turned upon the question: What is to happen to the 1,000,000 Europeans living among Algeria's 9,000,000 Moslems? In Paris last week a prestigious study group of French diplomats, economists and high civil servants provided a grim if unofficial answer: "Hundreds of thousands" will have to leave.

The group, which is called the Club Jean Moulin (after a French Resistance hero who killed himself when captured by the Nazis), offered its conclusions in a closely reasoned 50-page report.

¶ Even if Algeria does not...

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