Algeria: Rearguard Action for Terror

Peace returned to Algiers last week. Curfew was moved from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Some 250,000 Moslems who, in terror of their lives, had stayed home from work for the past two months, now trooped back to their jobs. Buses were running and mailmen made their rounds. Garbage, which had accumulated in fetid piles for weeks, was again collected. Europeans sat at newly opened bars and cafes, sipping anisette and eying the passing Moslems. There was little fraternization, but at least the streets did not resound to S.A.O. bombs and gunfire.

Little Summits. The relaxation was achieved through nervous and protracted...

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