The World: Good Thing, This Cease-Fire

By the middle of last week, 791 Swedes, Finns, Irishmen and Austrians from the United Nations peace-keeping force in Cyprus had picked their way through heavily mined areas to positions between the Egyptian and Israeli armies along the Suez Canal. The first and most difficult objective of this vanguard of what is expected to be a 7,000-man United Nations Emergency Force was to locate the cease-fire line on the west bank of the Suez Canal. Last week TIME Correspondent Marlin Levin visited the U.N. forces and sent this report:

Just north of Great Bitter Lake, a U.N. station wagon drove up to...

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