Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on July 5, 1951 · Page 6
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 6

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Thursday, July 5, 1951
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT VERNON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1951 WASHINGTON COLUMN BY PETER EDSON NEA Washington Correspondent U. 8. Step* Forward With New Middle Eut Foreign Policy W ASHINGTON—(NEA) — A new American foreign policy with respect to the Middle East is now taking shape. It involves not only continued, but increased military and economic aid to Greece, Turkey and Iran. For the first time, it will include equal grants to Israel and the Arab states for military assistance, refugee relief and economic aid. If approved by Congress, the whole program will cost the United States in the neighborhood of $1 billion in the next fiscal year beginning July 1. Military assistance for the Middle East is estimated at $415 million. No country-by-country breakdown of this arms aid has been made public. But an estimated 10 per cent or over S40 million is to be earmarked for the Israel-Arab area. This military assistance program is the highlight of the new •U. S. Mid-East policy. The arms is to be given only under certain conditions. It must be used only to develop the security of the Israel-Arab area against external aggression. It may not be used for aggression by the Israelis against the Arabs or vice-versa. The new Mid-East policy has been developed out of the Council of Foreign Ministers' meeting in London in May, 1950. At that time the United States, Britain and France agreed on a resolution authorizing the Arab nations and Israel to procure arms for internal security and area defense, but not for an arms race nor for aggression against neighboring states. There was no Korean war at that time. Plenty of arms were available for purchase. Today, un­ der world-wide rearmament, there are shortages. The three- power policy has therefore been changed. Arms aid is to be allocated to these Middle East countries on condition they accept the terms under which the assistance is offered, with guarantees against aggression. Policy Has Changed Emergence of this new policy creates a different situation in an area where it has frequently been said that the United Sates has no policy. While American oil companies have concessions in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrein and Iraq, the U. S. government in the past kept its hand off. It was a British sphere of influence. Gradually, the United States has become more and more involved. The steps can-be easily traced. First it was through World War II supply lines to Russia. Then it was U. S. opposition to Russia's attempted grab of northern Iran. Then it was the Truman Doctrine of military assistance to Greece and Turkey— now in its third year. The U. S. has also backed creation of the new state of Israel. It furnished most of the money for relief of Arab refugees. The United States has used its influence to try to bring peace between the Arabs and Israelis. The U. S. has tried to bring about a peaceful settlement of the Anglo-Iranian oil nationalization dispute. The United States has had police and military training missions in Iran. Point Four technical assistance agreements have been made with Middle East, though Syria has t porarily at least refused to accept this preferred aid. A UN economic survey mission, headed by Tennessee Valley Authority •ninmmiirmirmiiHiuimuiiHHiMiHMiiiMtiiniiiiHuituniuiuifutituHuiHunfnirniHfHtuimTmiiMHiuiHHiiii!!^ PATTERSON'S CITIES SERVICE 1 STATION i 10th & Jordan OPEN FOR BUSINESS Will Appreciate Old and New Business FRED PATTERSON, Prop. Chirman Gordon Clapp has made extensive recommendations for resettling the 800,000 Arab refugees and for building up the economy of the area. All this effort has paid off only in part. Communist aggression and revolution have been put down in Greece. Turkey and Greece have contributed troops who have fought well in Korea. But in the Arab countries there is still much resentment against the United States. There is a strong feeling of neutralism in most Arab countries. A major objective of the new Mid-East policy is to change this situation. By contributing to the security of he Middle East against outside aggression, it is hoped to increase the security of the United States and the rest of the free world against communism. No breakdown of the half-billion-dollar economic assistance proposed for this Middle Eastern area has been made, pending presentation of the estimates to Congress. A few items can, however, be revealed. In addition to the S25 million U. S. Export-Import Bank loan authorized for Iran last October, another $25 million grant to Iran is proposed. For the Arab-Israel area. §100 million in economic aid is proposd. Fifty million dollars of this will go towards resettlement of the 800,000 Arab refugees. This is to cover the building of roads, Hbuscs and irrigation projects to make the area self-sustaining. A $25 million grant to Israel is proposed for the development of agricultural resources. Israel had asked for more assistance. Another S25 million grant is proposed for the Arab States, however, to build up the economy of the whole area. In this sum are included grants of SI million to Ethiopia and SI.5 million each for Lybia and Liberia, though they are not strictly in the Middle East. HANGS ONTO MATE When a male scorpion finds the mate of his choice, he takes no chances of losing her. He holds her by the "hand" while building the home. PEN-J EL IS BIST FOR MAKING JAM flN0 JELLY IT Grocers First to Comply With OPS SPRINGFIELD, 111.—(Special) —Ora Smith, district director of the Office of Price Stabilization, today congratulated grocers and retail meat dealers of Central and Southern Illinois as the first group of merchants to register near 100 per cent compliance with the requirements of the OPS program. These merchants have lead all other groups by far in the matter of making proper filings and reg­ istration with the OPS, Mr. Smith said. The District Office announced today that its Enforcement Branch is now making surveys and spot checks on compliance with pricing regulations in the 63-County area of Central and Southern Illinois and is taking steps to bring delinquents to account. Five day notices were sent to a list of delinquent tavern operators who were six weeks or more delinquent in filing "beverage cost per dollar of sales" reports. The enforcement staff is making spot y 4 • Venetian Vacation Time! d • Our Venetian Blind Factory Will Be 4 t CLOSED FOR VACATION— 4 w FROM JULY 15th to AUGUST 1st J ^ Please Be Patient, We Will Be Back on the Job Aug 2nd^ • THANKS! Venetian Blinds Our Business, Not a Sideline 4 Djk —w« # IIWI U r /IUSIIHS A ^Fairfield Road * r v 1 c p- Mt. Vernon, III. 'Phone 7103 4 checks of other delinquents among restaurants, retail (soft and dur­ able goods) stores, slaughterers, and used car dealers. DO IT YOURSELF-IT'S EASY! 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