'Israel's Fate Involves Interests of U.S. and Free World,' Says Rep. Ford
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on Israel's application to pur-
chase new arms here to replace
those cancelled by France. The
administration has finally agreed
to deliver a number of Skyhawk
jets purchased in 1966. But the
White House avoided any further
commitment on which the Israeli
army could count and train spe-
ident Johnson's Dec. 19 remarks
were "particularly confusing
"Until he (President Johnson)
clarifies his position, the credibil-
ity of America's commitment to Is-
rael seems to have been clouded
even more than it was) by admin-
istration inaction last summer,"
said' Rep. Ford. He added that
"nothing endangers peace more
Even if 1968 were not an elec- than miscalculation on the part of
tion year, the lines of battle would potential enemies as to America's
be drawn on the Middle East issue. real policy."
The Republicans have lost all
Issuing what appeared a mani-
patience with appeasement of the festo for 1968. Rep. Ford declared
Arabs. They are concerned lest that "I certainly consider that Is-
Russia infiltrate the Mediterranean rael's fate involves the national
while the United States remains security interests of the United
seemingly incapable of bringing States and the rest of the free
the Vietnam war to a successful world. Accordingly, members of the
Republican Party are urging the
administration to pay far greater
Rep. Ford charged that Pres-
39 New Hotels to Go Up
in Israel Add 4,000 Units
heed to such happenings as the be done by the a dministration to
JERUSALEM (ZINS) — Moshe
growing Soviet naval deployment meet these and other global prob-
Kol, minister for tourism, revealed
lems," said the Republican lead-
in the Mediterranean; the estab -
here that in the coming four years,
lishment of Russian - bases in Egypt, j er.
4,000 new hotel rooms will be
Syria and Algeria; the unrelent-
He said he was "discouraged by
ing arms shipments by the USSR the grudging and very slow move- completed in Israel which will
to the Arabs; the arrival in Egypt ment of the administration to ship swell the existing number of rec-
of Soviet-manned giant jet bombers vitally-required arms, especially ommended hotel accommodations
of the TU-16 type . . ."
jet planes, to Israel, to balance the to 15,684. This construction pro-
To this list he added "the pene- massive resupply by the Commu- gram, calling for investments of
345,000,000, will represent a 30
tration of Russians into Yemen and nists of some Arab nations."
per cent increase over the number
the new People's Republic of South
'This vague and weak response
Yemen; the arrogant refusal of to Israel's life-or-death needs can of hotel rooms available at the pre-
President Nasser of Egypt and only encourage Arab truculence sent time.
other Arab leaders to engage in and further Communist penetra-
The 39 new hotels planned
face-to-face peace negotiations with tion," he said.
should help to alleviate the short-
Israel; the cynical attack on Israel
age of pr oper tourist quarters.
by President de Gaulle of France,
Israel-approved hotels, comprising
and the cruel campaign of anti- stand that the battles of 1968 will 11,684 rooms, include also those
Semitism and anti-Israel propagan- not be confined merely to the recovered in East Jerusalem — a
da unleashed in the Communist na- Arab-Israeli frontiers. Some will total of 257.
be fought in the halls of Congress.
tions of Eastern Europe."
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