AMERICAN NOTES: Russians Go Home!

Through the postwar years, Americans grew accustomed to the "Yankee Go Home!" syndrome. From Caracas to Jakarta, students would mass at U.S. embassies with rocks and anti-imperialist chants. Sometimes U.S.l.A. libraries would go up in flames. Even Charles de Gaulle's France, in a basically anti-American gesture, ordered NATO'S headquarters out of the country.

Last week it was Russia's turn to savor the special inhospitality of smaller nations for great powers. Egypt's President Anwar Sadat, responding to his army's discontent and a larger popular disgruntlement with the foreign presence, ordered Russia's military advisers to pack up and leave (see THE...

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