average. I certainly hope that we don’t find ourselves with even the Israelis disliking us, with all the efforts we have gone to of trying to be their friends.”
Undersecretary Dillon emphasized that he thinks “the Israelis have had very little complaint, and have understood our position in this thing. They have not been among the major complainers on this subject,” he told the committee.
Sen. Long held that “it certainly would be a poor reward for our billion dollars to find we were not even liked there by that small nation.” Mr. Dillon told him he did not think that was the case.