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Dulles Criticized for “umbrella Statesmanship” Endangering Israel

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The “umbrella statesmanship” of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles was blamed tonight for the danger in which Israel stands from the Soviet United Arab Republic alliance in the Middle East.

Addressing a “Jewish labor salute to Israel” on the occasion of Israel’s tenth anniversary sponsored by the Jewish Labor Committee. James B. Carey, president of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers–AFL-CIO, charged that Mr. Dulles’ “appeasement policy” had prepared the way for the partnership of Premier Khrushchev and President Nasser.

“The anti-Semitic Khrushchev displayed his partner and arch-conspirator, Nasser, for the world to see, ” Mr. Carey said of the May Day review in Moscow, “Nasser whom Khrushchev had helped with Soviet tanks and guns during the Suez crisis. Nasser whom Khrushchev helped in the United Nations on scores of occasions, Nasser made by the blundering hands of John Foster Dulles, and Khrushchev’s instrument for taking over the Middle East.”

Other speakers at the meeting included Mordecai Kidron, Israel’s deputy representative at the United Nations; Jacob Pat, secretary of the JLC; Adolph Held, national chairman of the JLC; Nathan Chanin, general secretary of the Workmen’s Circle; and Efraim Evron, representing the Histadrut.

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