GREAT BRITAIN: Collision Over Collusion

The word "collusion" hung like a mushroom-shaped cloud over the Suez debate in the House of Commons last week.

"If collusion can be established." said Labor's Aneurin Bevan, "the whole fabric of the government's case falls to the ground." The main theme of Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd's defense was to show that while "it is true that we were well aware of the possibility of trouble," there was no secret agreement between Prime Ministers Anthony Eden, Guy Mollet and David Ben-Gurion over the timing of their respective attacks on Egypt, and that...

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