Sir / I hold no brief for either the Arabs or Israel. Certainly there is merit in the case on both sides. I speak only as an American citizen.
We have come to a strange and threatening state of affairs. A feudal King of a desert kingdom of a few million peoplea kingdom whose vast oil resources have been developed by American money and technical knowledgeis blackmailing our country.
It is not just a matter of oil, it is not just a matter of economics, strong as these reasons may be. It is a...