Letters: Jul. 21, 1967

Hussein & the Arabs

Sir: Thank you for demonstrating that the motives of Jordan's King Hussein [July 14] are realistic and forward-thinking. He is the only leader in the Middle East who has sane, long-range plans for negotiating with the Israelis. Let's hope he can convince the "heroic" hotheads of Syria and the United Arab Republic to go along.

MARY E. SOMMER Manhattan

Sir: There is nothing to justify pinning the badge of courage on Hussein. On the eve of the Arab-Israeli war, Hussein cringingly entered into a military alliance with his archfoe Nasser. The...

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