FRANCE: Franco No. 2?

Although the watered-down Left policies of moderate Premier Camille Chau-temps have been strongly endorsed by French voters at their local polls (TIME. Oct. 25), the Government set out last week to nip anti-Left revolt which may be budding in North Africa. Many of this colony's landed proprietors, while French in citizenship, are of Spanish. Italian. South American or even German birth. Almost to a man they are more conservative than the Communist. Socialist and moderate Radical Socialist parties which in coalition support the Chautemps Cabinet. Notoriously German are many tough mercenaries of the famed French Foreign Legion. The natives...

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