Middle East: A Year Later

The Arabs would seem to have every reason to want to forget June 5th. Yet throughout the Arab world last week, alternate cries of vengeance and mourning echoed from a million transistor radios and a dozen leather-lunged Arab prime ministers and presidents on the first anniversary of the Six-Day War with Israel. Heedless of the lessons of that swift, disastrous encounter, Arab speakers called in thundering phrases for a renewal of the war, foreshadowing further strife in the Middle East. As a fighting slogan the Arab nations have adopted "Victory or Martyrdom,"...

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