Last week, for the first time in history, somebody took U.N. seriously enough to riot against it.

In Cairo, members of the devoutly anti-foreign Moslem Brotherhood heard a rumor that U.N.'s Security Council might reject Egypt's demand that British troops clear out of the Nile Valley. Five thousand Caireńes thereupon marched through the streets chanting: ". . . Egypt defies the Security Council! Egypt defies the whole world!"

At Lake Success a few hours later, Egyptian zealots in the gallery disturbed the peace of the Security Council itself. Cried bearded, red-fezzed Mustafa Momen from his place in the front row: "I...

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