ISRAEL: After Golda?

Will she or won't she? The most tantalizing question about the internal politics of Israel is whether Premier Golda Meir, 74, intends to continue in office after the end of her four-year term in November, 1972. During the past six months, Mrs. Meir has dropped several hints in public that she wants to retire. However, no one took her seriously until a week or so ago, when she bluntly told several confidants in the Labor Party that she really is going to step down. One result of this decision has been the intensification of the feud between two of...

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