World: Feints Here, Clouts There

Chewing a fat cigar and bundled up against a chill wind at Sharm el Sheikh, near the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, Israeli Chief of Staff General Haim Bar-Lev talked to newsmen last week about Israel's military plans. "I regard all Egypt," he said, "as ground for attack." Said another officer: "If they continue to make trouble for us, we will continue to make trouble for them."

Using their old trick of feinting here, then clouting there, the Israelis made considerable trouble last week. One day Bar-Lev and Defense Minister Moshe Dayan made...

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