Foreign News: Something's Got to Happen

Richard Casey, Australia's handsome Minister for External Affairs and an old Egypt hand, stopped off at Cairo last week, en route to the Paris U.N. meeting. After talking with Egyptian friends, Casey sat down with a scotch & soda and told newsmen: "This situation of tension can't go on indefinitely. Something's got to happen." Did Casey see a way out? a newsman asked. "No," said the diplomat, "I don't."

Nobody else seemed to, either. Having said that the British were through in the Suez Canal Zone, Nahas Pasha's government was both too weak to force them out and too scared of its...

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