TITLE

Caught in the Cross-fire at Bizerte

AUTHOR(S)
Said, Abdul
PUB. DATE
November 1961
SOURCE
New Republic;11/6/61, Vol. 145 Issue 19, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the crisis generated by the Bizerte war and its role in the political upheavals in Tunisia. Increased power given by President Habib Bourguiba to element centering around the trade unionists which favors a more neutralist Tunisian foreign policy; Economic problems of Tunisia; Bourguiba's demand for French evacuation from Bizerte; U.N. Security Council's efforts to address the Bizerte crisis; U.S. position based on a dogmatic misunderstanding of the options it had; Immediate beneficiaries of the post-Bizerte political realignment in Tunisia.
ACCESSION #
10315468

 

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