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Leglection Banning American Aid to Egypt Introduced in House

Rep. William H. Harsha, Jr., Chio Republican, today introduced legislation that would ban further United States assistance to Egypt and Indonesia. In submitting the measure, Rep. Harsha said: “Americans are sick and tired of being insulted by the trouble-making heads of Egyp and Indonesia.” He continued: “We keep giving only to get in return contempt and indignation.”

Senator Wayne Morse, Oregon Democrat, today blamed the Unites States Administration for setting the example of kowtowing to Nasser that has resulted in West Germany’s cancellation of arms shipments to Israel. “The United States.” he said, “set the pattern of relations with Nasser when we continued our aid program on Nasser’s terms, instead of ours. It was inevitable that other Western nations should follow our lead.”

Senator Harrison Williams, Democrat, of New Jersey, referring to the anti-Israel action by the Bonn Government, said the United States should supply to Israel whatever arms it needs. He pointed out that Israel never used its weapons aggressively, and that Israel is a “stabilizing factor in the Middle East.”

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