MIDDLE EAST: Debate at the U.N.: The P.L.O. Problem

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat has proclaimed 1976 as "The Year of Palestine," and this week it begins in earnest. On Monday the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to begin debate on the Middle East situation. It is virtually certain that a large amount of the rhetoric will be devoted to the Palestinian problem—the plight of those Arabs who fled from the former British mandate of Palestine rather than live under Israeli rule. Although many have prospered, an estimated 644,093 still live in refugee camps in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the Occupied West...

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