AUSTRIA: Keeping the Door Open

SchÖnau Castle in Vienna became a symbol in the Arab-Israeli struggle last month when Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky promised Arab terrorists to close it down to Soviet Jews in return for the release of three hostages (TIME, Oct. 15). But so far, Kreisky has taken no steps to impede the flow of Jewish emigrants to and through the transit camp; instead, he has increased security at the camp and assigned gendarmes and plainclothes policemen to guard trains carrying emigrants from the moment they cross into Austria.

While world attention has been diverted by the war in the Middle East, Austria's...

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