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October 12, 1973 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-10-12

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Favored-Nation Debate Lingers

from the United States. It
does firmly assert that our
country, as a nation of im-
migrants, has a vital stake
in the right to emigrate
(Copyright 1973, JTA, Inc.)
f 1 •
A half century ago, Lenin ree y.
A number of high-ranking
is reported to have told his
American officials warn that
comrades: when the time the Russians intend to use
comes to hang the capitalists,
trade and credits as a way of
they will fight among them- milking the West for the ad-
selves to sell the rope. The vanced American technology
current debate over the Jack- which will help the Commu-
son-Mills-Vanik legislation, nist leaders intensify their
which would deny most fa- centralized control over the
vored nation (MFN) treat- Soviet economy and polity
ment and credits to the USSR and establish a military su-
unless it permits free emi- periority that will in fact per-
gration, confirms his pro- mit a more aggressive Soviet
phecy.
foreign policy.
The fight against Jackson-
By demanding American
Mills-Vanik is being led by credits as well as most-fa-
big business and by the Nix- vored-nation treatment in
on administration, who se trade, the Soviets have the
foremost spokesman on the arrogance to ask America to
issue, Dr. Henry Kissinger, finance their program.
has said that we should not
Following consumer indig-
confuse an oppressive domes- nation about the high prices
tic policy with aggressive- and growing scarcity of grain
ness in foreign relations. At products resulting from var-
the same time, Kissinger has ious grain deals with the So-
promised to work behind the viet Union, American Secre-
scenes for changes in Soviet tary of Agriculture Earl Butz
internal affairs. Kissinger im- commented that if Americans
plies that interaction with the are outwitted a second time,
American system will some- it will be their own fault.
how (by process of osmosis?)
If we are determined to go
help to liberalize Soviet so- ahead and build up the USSR,
ciety.
the least we can demand in
This argument masks an- exchange is the right of those
other false assumption. Jack- who wish to opt out of the
son-Mills-Vanik does not call Soviet system to emigrate to
for a reform of the Soviet any country where their
political system as a prere- skills and resources will be
quisite for trade and credits . appreciated.

By HARRIS SCHOENBERG
Secretary to the
Academic Committee
on Soviet Jewry

S. American Students Get Scholarship Aid for Training Programs From Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Is-
rael awarded 131. scholar-
ships for South American
students for training pro-
grams in Israel during the
m aking
first half of 1973

it the most generous state in
this field.
Spain came next with 93
scholarship awards and the
U. S. third with 68. The fig-
ures were compiled by the

Organization of American rael include programs in
States and were cited by the agriculture, planning and
foreign ministry in Jeru- budgeting development.
The training courses in Is-
salem.

6—Friday, October 12, 1973 THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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